The Municipal Court is located next to the Harlingen Police Department at
1018 Fairpark Blvd. in Harlingen, Texas


Harlingen Municipal Court
1018 Fairpark Blvd.
Harlingen, Texas  78550

Phone: (956) 216-5121
Fax: (956) 216-5130

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Excluding Holidays

To see a judge:
By appointment only

To pay your ticket online visit:

QUICK LINKS               
DOT - "Teens in the Driver's Seat"
Texas Department of Public Safety
Salvation Army
Cameron County Website

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   disposition (probition), for my ticket?

The Municipal Court provides a forum for the City of Harlingen and its citizens for consideration of matters within the court's jurisdiction.  It accepts complaints of class "C" misdemeanors, bears and enters appropriate pleas, sets cases for trial and tries cases, prepares appeals, sends appeals to the County Court at Law, conducts post-arrest hearings for defendants charged with serious offenses, sets bonds, issues arrest and search warrants, conducts driver license suspension hearings, accepts fines, maintains the Court's Docket, and reports convictions to the Department of Public Safety.   The City retains one full-time presiding judge and one part-time associate judge, who preside over the Municipal Court.


*  The Harlingen Municipal Court does not provide or give legal advice.
*  You may make your appearance in writing, in person, or through an attorney.
*  If you decide to appear in person, your appearance should be made on your court date and time.
*  Juvenile defendants (under 16 years of age) are required by law to appear before the court in
    person and with a parent or legal guardian.
*  Anyone under 21 years of age, but over 18 years of age must appear in person before the Court.
*  A telephone call does not constitute an appearance.
*  Continuances are not granted by telephone.
*  Judge(s) will not accept phone calls from defendants.



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Richard L. Bilbie, Assistant City Attorney

Office Phone #: (956) 216-5017

E-Mail Address:

1978 Doctor of Jurisprudence, St. Mary's University - San Antonio
1973 Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas-Austin

Other Training/Education:
1969 Bachelor of Arts in History; Southwestern University,
Georgetown, Texas

Historical Information:
2005-2007 Cameron County District Attorney's Office
Assistant & District Attorney
1992-2005 Private Law Practice
1989-1992 Cameron County District Attorney's Office
Assistant District Attorney
1984-1989 Private Law Practice

Cynthia Weaver, Court Administrator

Office Phone # (956) 216-5127

22 Years experience with City of Harlingen
Level II Certified Clerk
Texas Municipal Court Association Member
Texas Court Clerks Association Member
Texas Municipal Court Education Center Seminar Attendant

Historical Information:
1986 Municipal Court, Court Clerk
1990 Harlingen Police Department
Telecommunications Office
1991 Records Department, Supervisor
1995 Municipal Court, Court Clerk
1997 Finance Department, Payroll Clerk
1999  to Present Municipal Court, Court Administrator

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