The City of Taft Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C misdemeanor offenses that occur within the city limits. These include but are not limited to:

  • Certain criminal offenses punishable by a fine of $500 or less

  • Juvenile offenses

  • Parking offenses

  • Traffic offenses

  • Violations of city ordinances

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation the Taft Municipal court must adhere to the City of Tafts' current orders regarding reopening to the public.


Although operations are closed to the public, individuals may still contact the court by phone, mail and email to get information and handle thier cases: many operations are available that do not require a personal apperance.  PAYMENTS MAY STILL BE MADE ONLINE

Contact Us


Karen Diaz

Municipal Judge

Jennifer Pineda

Court Clerk

Taft City Hall

(361) 528-3512 ext 114

501Green Ave.

Taft, TX 78390



8:00 A.M. - 430 P.M.

Please click here to read the Taft Municipal Court’s COVID-19 Operating Plan, which complies with the Office of Court Administration’s recommendations, and San Patricio County Health District guidelines for court operations.