The Municipal Court of Idalou is responsible for conducting hearings and trials, collecting fines, issuing warrants, and reporting convictions for offenses which occurred within the City of Idalou all while being fair and impartial to all who come before the Court.

The Municipal Court is open from 8am to 5pm (Monday - Friday). The Municipal Court Judge is available every Tuesday from 9am to 4pm.



Where can I pay my ticket?
What forms of payments does the Municipal Court accept?

The Judge and court staff cannot ethically discuss the merits or the facts and circumstances surrounding your citation. Please do not ask them to do so. Ethically, the Judge can only give you your rights and options under the law and take your plea. If you wish to discuss the facts and circumstances involved with your citation, please set your case for trial.

"A justice of the peace or municipal court judge, except as authorized by law, shall not directly or indirectly initiate, permit, nor consider exparte or other communications concerning the merits of a pending judicial proceeding. This subsection does not prohibit communications concerning:
(a) uncontested administrative matters,
(b) uncontested procedural matters,
(c) magistrate duties and functions,
(d) determining where jurisdiction of an impending claim or dispute may lie,
(e) determining whether claim or dispute might more appropriately be resolved in some other judicial or non-judicial forum,
(f) mitigating circumstances following a plea of nolo contendere or guilty for a fine-only offense, or
(g) any other matters where exparte communications are contemplated or authorized by law."



Denise Chumley-Court Clerk
301 Main Street
Idalou, TX 79329
Ph:(806) 892-2531
Fax: (806) 892-3298






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