Mission Statement

The mission of the of Williamson County Magistrate Office is to uphold the United States Constitution and laws of the State of Texas in a professional manner. The Magistrate Office is dedicated to exemplifying professionalism, respect, and integrity, and maintaining a positive atmosphere for employees while providing outstanding service to the public.


This webpage is designed to provide citizens with the most current and convenient information available regarding the process and procedures utilized by the Magistrate Court of Williamson County when handling issues involving Cite and Release, Emergency Protective Orders, Ignition Interlock, initial appointment of an attorney and Personal Bonds.

The information contained herein is for general knowledge and should not be considered legal advice to you. If you have questions regarding the legal implications of information contained herein as it applies to you, consult with a Texas licensed attorney.


Williamson County Magistrate Judges serve as Associate Judges at the direction of the District and County Judges of Williamson County under the Standing Referral Order Pursuant to Title 2, Subtitle D, Chapter 54A of the Government Code.

The primary responsibilities of the Magistrate Judges are to determine probable cause, read the defendant their rights, and issue warrants in criminal cases. The Magistrate may also set, issue, and enforce bail conditions.

The Magistrate judge does not determine guilt or innocence in criminal cases.

Contact Information

Magistrate Office
405 Martin Luther King, Box 19
Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone Number: (512) 943-1377
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