Municipal Court

Hours of Operation

Presiding Municipal Court Judge Keith Collom
Court Clerk Shayla Foutz

In the City of Clyde, Texas, the Municipal Court is open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Juveniles: Defendants 17 and under, MUST APPEAR in person, accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Payment of Your Fines: 

The City of Clyde accepts cash, personal checks, money orders, cashier's checks, and credit cards (subject to a 3% processing fee) for the payment of fines. Payment may also be made online

  • Payment is due on your Appearance Date unless arrangements are made in writing by this date.
  • A phone call does not constitute an appearance - all requests to the court must be made in writing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay my ticket online?

Yes. You may pay your ticket online at

You will need your citation number and the amount of your fine. If you are unaware of this amount, please call the court.

Can I speak to the Judge?

After you have entered a written plea of No Contest or Guilty you may request an appointment with the Judge. Appointments are usually set Thursday afternoons between 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm. Appointments are not conducted by telephone. Contact the Court for an appointment.

Do I qualify for Defensive Driving?

You may take a Driver's Safety Course (DSC) to dismiss your ticket if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have not taken DSC for ticket dismissal in the last 12 months.
  • You have a valid Texas driver's license or are "active military".
  • Your driver's license is not a CDL (Commercial Driver's License).
  • Affidavit with required accompanying documents are postmarked to the Court on or before your appearance date.

Download affidavit for DSC here

How do I dispute my ticket?

A written plea must be submitted to the Court in order to dispute your ticket. Upon entering a plea of Not Guilty, your case will be set for a Pre-Trial Conference with the City Attorney. If you live more than 60 miles outside of Clyde, this conference may take place over the telephone. Pre-Trial Conferences are generally held the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 am.

How do I find out if there is a Warrant out for my arrest?

Call the Court during regular business hours. We are ready to answer any questions you have about your citation or disposition in this Court.

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