Municipal Court

All in-person hearings were canceled until further notice.  The Selma Courtroom is located inside City Hall.  Office Hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. 

Selma Municipal Court docket

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Due to COVID-19 precautions, you do not need to attend Selma Municipal Court on the appearance date as set out on the citation.  For defendants who need to see the Judge, the Court will notify you of a date and time for a teleconference hearing.  To ensure a convenient time, please call the court clerk at (210) 651-7864 to schedule your hearing.  All documents that you want to present to the Court regarding your violation must be submitted no later than the Friday before your hearing.  Please email all documents, referencing your citation number, to Bobbie Moore.

Teleconference Instructions

Please call the teleconference phone number and enter the conference ID number.  Once the conference begins, defendants will be called upon in the order they were scheduled.  When you hear your name, please press *5 within 30 seconds to be acknowledged and unmuted.  If you do not respond to the Judge, your case will be moved to the end of the docket for that particular hour.  Before closing the conference for that hour, the Judge will call your name two more times before issuing a failure to appear.

Next teleconference court date is November 10, 2020 (8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
TELEPHONE CONFERENCE
United States (Local #): (210) 714-4201
Toll-Free #:   (800) 717-4201
Conference ID: 3031672

For defendants who need to see a prosecutor, the Selma Municipal Court Prosecutor’s Office will be contacting defendants to handle their case.  The prosecutor(s) will be using the information provided by you at the time of the traffic stop.  Contact the Court if you need to update your contact information.

Many violations can be processed in person before your court date.  You can request a payment plan, deferred disposition, or defensive driving at the court window.  Payments are also accepted by mail, online, or in person.  Please wear your mask when you come to the court office.

If you wish to pay your fine or to provide any documents to the court, be sure to provide your name and citation number on all documents and correspondence.


Court Appearances


You must appear either in person, by mail, or through an attorney. A telephone call does not constitute an appearance.

Please note: The Municipal Court clerks cannot make judgments on any of the cases processed. They also cannot give legal advice or dismiss cases. These are all duties of the judge. The clerks will assist you in any way possible to process
paperwork and provide information.

Continuances are not granted by a telephone call. You must either come in person or fax a request to 210-651-9018 for a reset for the next court date. Only one reset may be granted by the court judge.


Proper Attire


Please dress in proper attire when appearing in court. Do not wear:

  • Halter tops
  • Hats
  • Muscle shirts
  • Open shirts
  • Shorts

Failure to Appear


By signing your citation, you promise to appear in court to answer to the charges brought against you. If you fail to appear in court, a warrant for your arrest will be issued.

For comments or concerns about our court,  please contact our court administrator.