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The mission of the Municipal Court is to provide a forum for citizens to have their matters heard in a fair, efficient, convenient, and timely manner of misdemeanor offenses committed and filed in the City of Navasota. Each case that is filed in the Navasota Municipal Court is considered an individual case and is adjudicated in that manner. The Court considers each case with the utmost fairness and equality.

The Municipal Court Judicial Department represents the City of Navasota's judicial branch of government and provides a forum for individuals charged with violations of state law and/or City ordinances. The fundamental purpose of the court is to ensure the timely and efficient delivery and administration of justice. The duties of the judiciary include the adjudication of cases, the setting of fines, not otherwise set by state law or city ordinance, the provision of magistrate for law enforcement agencies, and coordinating the administrative operations of the court. The jurisdiction of the court extends to misdemeanor cases where the maximum punishment is by fine only.

The Navasota Municipal Court Judge and the Clerk of the Court are not allowed to give legal advice.

You are urged to review the applicable laws and to consult an attorney of your choice for further information or answers to specific legal questions.

You have the right to a trial by a jury and to be represented by an attorney of your choice, or to represent yourself.

Disclaimer: The law is constantly changing and there may be times when the information on this web site will not be current. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. This information is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.
Self-Help Resources:

S.B. 1911 requires the "clerk of each court of this state" to provide a link to self-help legal resources available through the Office of Court Administration and the following link to the State Law Library's website. These could be helpful to pro se litigants attempting to navigate the legal process on their own. Please be aware that the information provided may be geared more towards civil cases. Charges filed in this court are criminal cases, therefore, all the information provided in this link may not apply to this court.

Forms, Brochures & Payment Details
Any of the forms or brochures you may need or have been given can be found here.


Hon. Patricia M. Gruner
Presiding Judge

Rochelle Jessie
Court Clerk
Email: rjessie@navasotatx.gov

Cary Bovey
City Prosecutor
Email: cary@boveylaw.com

Phone: (936) 825-6268
Fax: (936) 825-7280

200 E. McAlpine Street
P.O. Box 910
Navasota, TX 77868

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Walk-in Arraignment Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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