Municipal Court


The Big Spring Municipal Court is presided over by the Honorable M. Haynes. Judge Haynes is charged to provide a neutral, courteous, and fair forum for the trial of all Class C misdemeanor offenses arising under Texas civil and criminal statutes and City of Big Spring ordinances. The judge of this Court is appointed by the City Council of the City of Big Spring to preserve, protect, and defend the United States Constitution, the Texas Constitution, and the laws of this state.
This Court and its officers are dedicated to the principals of impartiality, fairness, integrity, separation of powers, and judicial independence. These are the principals upon which our country was founded and to which the Court is committed in its role as the Judicial Branch of local government.

Decorum & Dress

Proper decorum must be maintained in the Municipal Court at all times. The following are not allowed:

  • Cellular phones, beepers and other electronic devices must be turned off once the court is in session.
  • Chewing gum
  • Food or drink
  • Shorts, tank tops or halter-tops

Failure to abide by the Court rules and regulations may result in a contempt finding and the assessment of a fine.

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