The municipal judicial system must perform its job competently, efficiently and fairly in order to merit public confidence. The Municipal Court has an obligation to create and maintain public confidence in that all citizens can rely on the protection of the rights that they have under the constitution of the United States and the State of Texas. It has always been the mission of the Municipal Court to treat all citizens that come before with respect, dignity and courtesy.
The Brownsville Municipal Court represents the judicial branch of the City of Brownsville. The function of the Municipal Court is to process and adjudicate cases that are filed in the court including Class C misdemeanor violations, parking, state traffic codes and city ordinance. The court is entrusted with the fair and just resolution of cases preserving the rule of law and protecting the rights of the people. The department also performs magistrate duties pursuant to the Code of Criminal Procedure of the municipality.