Docket for the Manor Municipal Court

NEW - VIRTUAL COURT : 

The Manor Municipal Court now offers “Virtual Court” as an option to resolve your case(s). Virtual Court, a new service for our court and allows you to appear before the judge about your case by using your laptop, desktop, tablet or phone.

To use this Virtual Court system, the following is required:

1.  Functioning Camera and Microphone on a,

2.  Laptop, desktop, tablet or phone, and

3.  Chrome, Firefox or IOS browser

You must reach out to the court to provide us with your email address and to set the date and time for your hearing.  Contact the court by calling 512-272-8178 or email the Court  - court@manortx.gov.

Watch the current livestreaming of the Manor Municipal Virtual Court dockets by clicking HERE.

 

IN PERSON COURT DOCKETS:

 

CAPIAS PRO FINE HEARINGS THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024 @1:00 PM - 1:30PM 

 

SHOW CAUSE HEARINGS THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024 @1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

 

JUVENILE/MINOR HEARINGS THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024 @2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

 

VIRTUAL COURT DOCKETS:

 

VIRTUAL SHOW CAUSE HEARINGS THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024 @1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Court Room Decorum: 

FORMAL OPENING

Each Court session shall be brought to order by formal announcement by the Bailiff of the Court, requiring all present in the Courtroom to rise as the Judge takes their place on the Bench.

CONDUCT REQUIRED OF ALL PERSON ATTENDING COURT

Court is in session whenever the Judge is on the Bench. While the Court is in session, unless the Judge directs otherwise the following conduct must be observed:

  • NO SMOKING or use of tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, vaping, snuff or chewing tobacco.
  • NO READING of extraneous materials, such as books, newspapers or magazines.
  • NO PROPPING of feet or sitting on tables, railings, or on the back of the chairs/benches.
  • NO TALKING during the hearings/trials, except by participants.
  • NO EATING of food, drinking of beverages, or chewing and/or popping of gum. Bottled water is allowed in the courtroom.
  • NO STANDING in the Courtroom, particularly in front of Bailiff or in front of the Bench, unless instructed by the Judge/Bailiff, or when addressing the Court, or as necessitated by the business of the Court.
  • NO GESTURES, facial expressions, or sounds indicating approval or disapproval of a ruling by the Court or a comment of a witness.
  • NO INAPPROPRIATE ATTIRE, including pajamas, shorts, tank tops, mini-skirts, sleeveless shirts, torn up clothing, undergarments showing, bare feet or flip flops, and/or inappropriate “message” on clothing.
  • NO UNATTENDED CHILDREN or children under the age of 10 years of age allowed in the Courtroom, unless child(ren) is appearing for Court. Children must not create a disturbance, or they will be kept out of the courtroom.
  • NO CELLULAR TELEPHONES OR ELECTRONIC DEVICES (computer, recording devices, game devices, etc.) allowed in the Courtroom. Electronic recording of any court docket / session is prohibited. Failure to comply will result in item(s) being confiscated and returned at the end of the hearing.
  • NO HATS or head coverings including scarves, bandanas or do-rags, unless such items are religious in nature.
  • NO WEAPONS, including guns (assault rifles, pistols, automatics, shotguns, grenade launchers, rockets, etc.), knives/swords/daggers/axes, bat/pipe/baton/clubs, razorblades, bombs, ricin, pepper spray, bow & arrows, and objects construed as weapons, are allowed in the courtroom other than the Judge presiding, a Texas Peace Officer, or a Bailiff employed by the City.

Failure to abide by the Courtroom Conduct may result in Contempt of Court or a Peace Officer escorting the individual(s) out of the Courtroom.

 

Requesting a reset:

Per the Judges' standing order (Appearances, Dockets & Continuances), Defendants wishing to request a reset for their case(s) must submit an written Motion for Continuance.  Below is the "Defendant's Motion for Continuance" form that must be completed and either emailed - court@manortx.gov or faxed to 512-272-8636 for consideration: 

DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE FORM (Print, complete, fax or email)

 

 

Requesting to be set on Virtual Arraignment / Virtual Open Court Docket:

Defendants who wish to speak to the Judge regarding their case(s), but are unable to attend in person may request to be set on the court's Virtual Arraignment / Virtual Open Court docket.

The following is required to be set on the Virtual Arraignment / Virtual Open Court docket:

1) Functioning camera and microphone on a laptop, desktop, tablet or cell phone

2) Complete and submitted "Request for Virtual Arraignment Setting" form (see below)

Once the court receives your completed "Request for Virtual Arraignment setting" form, a clerk will set your case(s) on the next available Virtual Arraignment / Virtual Open Court docket and will email you the notice with instructions for the Virtual Vourt process, date and time.

 REQUEST FOR VIRTUAL ARRAIGNMENT SETTING FORM (Print, complete, fax or email)  

 

  


 

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