Hempstead City Hall: 1125 Austin Street || Hempstead, TX 77445 || Phone: (979) 826-2486 || Fax: (979) 826-6703


The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over juveniles (16 years or younger) charged with Class C misdemeanor offenses and traffic offenses except public intoxication. All juveniles are required to appear in open court for all proceedings on their cases. All persons 16 years of age or under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. In the event of an alcohol or tobacco related offense, all persons 17 years of age or under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Juveniles who fail to appear in court may have an additional charge of failure to appear filed against them. Juveniles who fail to appear or who fail to pay their fine will be reported to the Department of Public Safety and their driver's license will be suspended. If they do not have a driver's license, they will not be able to obtain one until they have disposed of their case.

                                              For general ticket and court information please call: (979) 826-8838
                                                       ***Juvenile Court every second Tuesday at 9:00 am***

                                                         Please call before court to confirm court date.
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To Hempstead

The City of Hempstead is located 50 miles west of Downtown Houston, Texas and also located near strong academic institutions such as Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University, and Blinn College. While visiting the City of Hempstead, do not hesitate to stop and enjoy a mixture of the foods from Italian to Bar-B-Que. Be sure and try one of our really sweet and juicy watermelons, very sure to please! We look forward to you visiting our City.

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