Trials in the Municipal Court of Mathis

There are two types of trials in Mathis Municipal Court:

  • Trial by judge
  • Trial by jury

These can each be requested on the appearance date.


You will NOT be allowed to enter the courtroom wearing the following inappropriate clothing:

  • Clothing that depicts or promotes violence, sex acts, illegal drug use, or profanity
  • Clothing that exposes your midriff or underwear
  • Clothing with an emblem or wording that promotes illegal or inappropriate activity
  • Hats
  • See-through tops
  • Shorts and skirts shorter than 3 inches above the knee

Small children are not allowed in the court room nor lobby when court is being held. Please make arrangements for child care before court date.