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Posted on: January 30, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 31, 2024

Municipal Court plans extra court sessions for Warrant Resolution Month

People smiling and standing around a Municipal Court table.

PHOTO #1: The City of Victoria Municipal Court will host an outreach docket Feb. 16 at The Salvation Army as part of Warrant Resolution Month. Shown at a May 2022 docket at Mid-Coast Family Services, from left, are Municipal Court Administrator Tiffany Totah, Assistant City Attorney Ruby Boone, Victoria Police Department Detective James Collins, local attorney Jim Cole and Municipal Court Judge Vanessa Heinold.

PHOTO #2: Residents with active warrants will receive a text message explaining the details of the virtual docket Feb. 26. 

Defendants with outstanding Municipal Court warrants may attend an upcoming e-court session to resolve their warrants without being arrested.

Image of a text message that explains the date and time of the virtual docket and how to join.  The virtual court sessions will be at 9 a.m. Feb. 3 and 1 p.m. Feb. 26. Defendants can attend by clicking the E-Court Appearance link at www.victoriatx.gov/municipalcourt. Defendants are advised to call ahead of time to give any additional contact information that may be needed. Defendants will need to join early to check in. 

The court will also hold an outreach docket at The Salvation Army, located at 1302 N. Louis St., 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Feb. 16.  

These sessions are part of Warrant Resolution Month, a yearly effort to allow those with outstanding warrants to speak with a judge or prosecutor to discuss resolution options. Community service or reduced fines may be available.

The court will also hold its regularly scheduled in-person warrant resolution docket 9 a.m. Feb. 26.

Residents who are unable to attend one of the upcoming court sessions are encouraged to contact the court at 361-485-3050 or courtclerk@victoriatx.gov to discuss options for resolving their cases.

To look up warrants and pay fines, visit www.covcourt.com. To learn more about Municipal Court programs and services, visit www.victoriatx.gov/municipalcourt

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