Payne Springs Municipal Court

Judge - Bradley Stephens
Court Clerk - Frances McClure 
Phone: 903-451-9110
Email: or 
OFFICE hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
Payments can be made on our Home page under "payment options" and click on the "Criminal Search" tab and enter first name, last name and date of birth.

The City of Payne Springs Municipal Court provides citizens with a fair and impartial court of law by interpreting and adjudicating applicable state laws and city ordinances. Our pledge is to uphold this commitment and offer courteous customer service to all citizens.

The Municipal Court of Payne Springs will process any Time Served requests submitted by E-Mail or Regular mail. Request must have:

  • Full Name,
  • Address,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Phone Number,
  • Proof of incarceration dates 

Email to or Mail to Municipal Court 19601 CR 2529 Payne Springs, TX 75156.

The Payne Springs Municipal Court will offer a 10% reduction on Court fees and Fines on all outstanding warrants when the defendant pays their balance in full. 

This program will only apply to individuals taking the initiative to resolve their balances and will not apply to any individual who is currently in dention on their outstanding warrants.

Active Warrant List


Court Schedule 

  • 1/17/2022 Scheduled Trials have been Canceled
  • 2/28/2022  Jury Trials will be held, notifications will go out 3 weeks prior to Court Date

* If you are scheduled you should receive a letter explaining the exact time you are scheduled for.


Dress Code

This dress code applies to all persons attending court.  No children are allowed in the court.

Male Dress Code

  • Shoes with socks
  • Long pants (on pants with belt loops, wear a belt)
  • Collared shirt (tucked in) with a tie, with or without a jacket

Female Dress Code

  • Shoes 
  • Dress, skirt or long pants
  • Blouse, sweater or casual dress shirt

You will NOT be allowed to enter the Courtroom wearing the following inappropriate clothing.

  • Shorts
  • Hats (men) or hair curlers (women)
  • Halter or tube top
  • T-shirt or muscle shirt
  • See-through top
  • Flip flops
  • Clothing that exposes your midriff or underwear
  • Ripped or torn jeans
  • Baggy pants that fall below your waist
  • Clothing with an emblem or wording that promotes illegal or inappropriate activity
  • Clothing that depicts or promotes violence, sex acts, illegal drug use or profanity

Procedures & Fines

The City of Payne Springs court docket is the schedule of the court. Defendants will be expected to adhere to the procedures and protocol of the court at all times, including proper attire.

All mobile devices, including phones, must be turned off. Photography and audio recordings are prohibited. No food or drink will be allowed in the court room at any time.


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