The San Marcos Municipal Court is located in San Marcos. The San Marcos Municipal Court handled Class C Misdemeanors for the City of San Marcos, prosecuted by the City Attorney's Office.
The San Marcos Municipal Court handles only Class C Misdemeanors, meaning offense punishable by fine only (up to $500).
Common offenses and tickets at the San Marcos Municipal Court include Public Intoxication, Underage Drinking (MIP/MIC), Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Fake ID cases, and Thefts where the value of items stolen was valued less than $50.
Because Texas State University is located in San Marcos, a high number of cases at the San Marcos Municipal Court are from Students, be it shoplifting small items, or underage alcohol related offenses.
Even considering that a Class C Misdemeanor is punishable by a fine and not jail time, there can still be severe consequences accompanying the ticket or arrest. For instance, underage drinking offenses, such as MIP and MIC, can suspend a person's license if convicted. For this reason, it's important to at least speak with an Attorney before heading to Court. Call Us for a Free Consultation.