Municipal Court Hours & Contact Information
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM
The Sunset Valley Municipal Court will be closed Friday, March 9, and Thursday-Friday, March 16-17, while the Court Clerk is out of the office. If your Appearance or Due Date falls on these dates, you have been granted a Continuance until the following Monday (March 12 or 19).
Please note, the Court Clerk/Administrator takes lunch from 1 - 2 PM
The Municipal Court is open Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. If your appearance date listed on your Citation falls on a weekend, you appearance date is the following Monday. If your appearance date falls on a City Holiday, your appearance date is the following business day. The Municipal Court is closed when the Court Clerk/Administrator is out of the office for vacation or training.
Open Court is held once a month, generally on the second Monday, beginning at 6 PM. Both the Presiding Judge and the City Prosecutor are present. Trials, both Bench and Jury, are scheduled as needed.
Address & Location
Sunset Valley Municipal Court
3205 Jones Road
Sunset Valley, Texas 78745
The Municipal Court is located inside of the Sunset Valley City Hall, 3205 Jones Road, and is across the street from the Toney Burger Stadium. Parking is available behind City Hall.
Court Officials & Staff
Kenton D. Johnson - Presiding Judge
Judge Johnson has served as the Municipal Court Judge since his appointment in 2014
Willie Schmerler - City Prosecuting Attorney
Matt Lingafelter - Court Administrator
The Court Administrator also serves as the Court Clerk