Coming to Court

Dress Code, Decorum & Security

Policies:


It is important that the defendant and any parties in attendance with the defendant follow these policies.  If these policies are not followed, it could result in the case being reset to a later date or the violator being held in contempt of court.


The following items are not allowed in Court


  • Hats of any kind
  • Bare feet
  • Food, drinks, or gum
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Open-heeled shoes
  • Tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • Shorts of any kind
  • Skirts that do not extend beyond the wearer's fingertips when standing
  • Pants with tears or holes
  • Exposed underwear or undergarments
  • Baggy or sagging pants
  • Clothing with obscene, vulgar, derogatory, or drug/narcotic related language or images

Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices


Per the standing order of the Presiding Judge, no cell phones or other electronic devices (including cameras or recording devices) may be used in any capacity in the courtroom.  Any electronic device brought into the courtroom must be turned off or completely silenced.  Use of a cell phone or any other electronic device in the courtroom may also constitute direct contempt of court which is punishable by a fine not to exceed $100.00 and up to three days in jail.  


Court Security


  • No weapons of any type are allowed in the court room.  This includes pocket/clip knives and any type of pepper spray.
  • All persons entering the court room are subject to screening.
  • All bags, purses, brief cases, back packs, or similar items are subject to search.
  • Persons refusing to be screened or to allow a bag search will be denied access to the court.
  • Jokes about carrying weapons into the court or threatening any Judge or other court personnel will be taken seriously.
  • Any act or comment considered a threat against a Judge or any court personnel will result in immediate expulsion from the court and possible criminal charges.
  • Do not approach the Judge's bench unless directed to do so.  
  • Do not lean on the Judge's bench.
  • Refrain from loud conversations or comments during the court proceedings.


Thank you for your assistance and compliance.

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City of Brookside Village Municipal Court

6243 Brookside Road, Brookside Village, Texas 77581, United States

(281) 485-3048

Hours: Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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