The Converse Municipal Court is a court of record and handles all class C misdemeanor traffic and City Ordinance violations written by Converse Police, Animal Control, and Code Enforcement Departments.
Municipal Court is held the 1ST, 2ND, & 4TH Wednesday of each month. Check in begins at 1 P.M. and Court starts at 2 P.M. Defendants must appear on your scheduled court date, which is printed on the citation under the signature line, in order to appear before the judge. If a person is not scheduled on the court docket they will not be able to enter to the courtroom.
COVID -19 court PROCEDURES
Court proceedings are currently being held over the telephone, and pre-trials via Zoom. On scheduled court days court staff begins calling defendants at Noon and will end at 5 P.M. Defendants on the docket are called in alphabetical order at the phone number that was given to the officer at the time the citation was issued. Please make sure that the information on the citation is correct. To update a phone number, address, or email please contact the court at (210) 658-8021 prior to the court date. A scheduled time to receive the Court's call can also be requested by contacting the court prior to the court date. The court phone system is a call-out-only system, incoming calls will not be accepted. Defendants will be called 3 times in order to have sufficient opportunities to answer.
Warrants are issued when a defendant fails to appear, or has unsatisfied judgements. Warrants issued by the City of Converse can be paid by mail, in person, or online.
Accepted payment methods are: Money order, Credit/Debit Card, or Cash.
PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
Money orders should be made out, and mailed to:
City of Converse Municipal Court
406 S. Seguin Rd.
Converse, TX 78019
The Justice Center is dedicated to the late Ed J. Kneupper who served as the first mayor of Converse from 1961-1971. The Justice Center houses the Municipal Court Sessions, City Council chambers, and Police Department.