81st District Court

Judge Christopher P. Martin

The 81st District Court handles the following cases:

  • Traffic violations, such as speeding tickets and seat belt violations
  • Landlord-tenant matters
  • Misdemeanor criminal cases (In general, if found guilty, the accused cannot be sentenced to more than one year in jail)
  • Preliminary hearings for felony criminal cases
  • Small Claims Court cases (Forms)
  • Fee Waiver Request
  • Civil cases with claims up to $25,000

Credit Card Payments

Court ordered fees, costs and bonds can be paid by credit card through Government Payment Services by calling 1-888-604-7888 toll free 24 hours a day or at the link below.


Click on the link to see if you are eligible for set-aside or expungement.