Poteet Municipal Court announces court modifications due to COVID-19Free Access

The City of Poteet is actively monitoring and are keeping abreast to the changing conditions of COVID-19. To avoid exposing city staff, court personnel and citizens to the threat of COVID-19, the City of Poteet Municipal Court, in response to the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Emergency Order No. 20-007 issued on Friday, March 13, the City of Poteet will follow the following procedures:

  1. The City of Poteet will modify or suspend any and all deadlines and procedures, whether prescribed by statute, rule or order, for a stated period of time ending no later than 30 days after the Governor’s state of disaster has been lifted.
  2. The City of Poteet will take any other reasonable action to avoid exposing court proceedings to the threat of COVID-19 and reset all March and April court cases.
  3. The City of Poteet will extend the statute of limitations in any civic case to include city code violations for a stated period ending no later than 30 days after the Governor’s state of disaster has been lifted.
  4. The Order is effective as of March 16, 2020 and expires May 8, 2020, unless extended by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

The City of Poteet Municipal Court will operate during normal business hours. Payments can be made in person, online or over the phone. Please contact the court clerk for any questions or concerns you may have at 830-742-3574 ext. 107.

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