Judge Ivan F. Perez

Presiding Municipal Judge

Municipal Judge Ivan F. Perez performs duties as magistrates for defendants arrested in the City of Hidalgo. The Municipal Judge holds magistrate hearings every day of the week in order to inform defendants about their charge(s) and their rights and to set bond.


110 East Flora
Hidalgo, Texas  78557


(956) 843-8104


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge Appointments

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

About the Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City of Hidalgo.  The court is committed to administering justice in a fair, efficient, and timely manner. The court adjudicates Class C misdemeanor cases. Municipal Court does not have jurisdiction over small claims, civil lawsuits and landlord-tenant cases.

  • Court Costs & Fees

    In addition to a fine, other court costs mandated by state law will be charged.

    • The costs differ depending on the offense.
    • If you get a citation, you have 10 days to come by our court to make any kind of payment arrangement.
    • If you are inquiring about your total balance or fine amount, please call (956) 843-8104.
    • When requesting a fine arrangement payment plan, be aware that a time payment fee of $25.00 will be assessed.
  • Payments Online

    For your convenience, the City of Hidalgo Municipal Court is now offering online payment processing for fines.  Go to Trafficpayment.com or call toll free 1-800-444-1187

  • Payments Made in Person

    Payments may be made in person at:

    Hidalgo Municipal Court
    110 E. Flora
    Hidalgo, Texas 78557

    Payments in the form of cash or money order will be accepted.

  • Payments by Mail

    Payments mailed must be postmarked on or before your court appearance date.  Payment in the form of money order should be made payable to the
    City of Hidalgo Municipal Court.
    Please include your citation or name and date of birth.