Municipal Court

FAILURE TO APPEAR for your hearing or FAILURE TO PAY OR MAKE ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS may result in the issuance of a warrant for your arrest, a charge of Failure to Appear (see Texas Penal Code 38.10) is punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 plus costs and fees, and additional warrant fees assessed to your original charges.

About Us

The Van Alstyne Municipal Court is located at 242 N. Preston Ave, Van Alstyne, TX 75495 and a clerk is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to assist you. The court holds session at 262 N. Preston Ave in the Van Alstyne Community Center during scheduled court dates.


The current presiding Municipal Court Judge is the Honorable Judge Thomas A. Redwine. Judge Redwine has served as the Municipal Judge in Van Alstyne since 1979.


The current Municipal Prosecutor is Ashley McSwain.

Clerk of the Court

The current Court Administrator is Kayla Sweet.  Kayla Sweet has served in the Van Alstyne Municipal court since 2012 and may be reached at

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