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Court Conduct & Dress Code
Courtroom Schedule
Court is held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m., unless your citation states otherwise (holiday scheduling). Your first appearance in court is to determine your plea.

Pleas
If you plead "guilty" or "nolo contendere" (no contest), you will also waive your non-jury and jury trial options. You will then speak with the judge about extenuating circumstances that you want to be considered when determining your fine amount. The judge is not required to reduce your fine.

Not Guilty
Upon entering a "not guilty" plea, you will be required to attend a pre-trial conference with the city prosecutor. The court will schedule your trial either by jury or before the judge. If you do, the trial will be before the judge.

Pre-Trial Conferences
Pre-trial conferences are typically held the same day as the initial court appearance.

Dress Code

Judge Gregg strictly enforces a proper dress code in Court. The following clothing articles are prohibited: shorts (any kind), hats (all types except religious headwear), muscle shirts and tank tops, torn clothing, flip flops, and any item of clothing that displays offensive, vulgar, racist, sexist, gang-related, obscene language and/or graphics.  Cell phones need to be on vibrate or silent mode during court and may never be used to take pictures or video in the courtroom.  No chewing gum is allowed.  No weapons of any kind are allowed in the courtroom, including but not limited to guns and/or holsters, knives, mace, scissors or medical tools, glass objects or containers, sharp objects (including tweezers, screw drivers, knitting needles, etc.).  Please note that you will pass through building security, including metal detectors upon entry to the building.  This could include random searches of strollers, bags, purses, briefcases and any other personal items as required by security personnel.  These security measures are in place to ensure the safety of all persons who enter the courthouse.



Dick Gregg III
Municipal Court Judge

Christy Stroup
Court Administrator
Email
Ph: 281-334-0697 

Tiffany Wilson
Assistant Court Administrator
Email
Ph: 281-334-0697

Municipal Courthouse
931 Cedar Drive
Clear Lake Shores, TX 77565

Hours
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. - Noon