Paul L. Parker Municipal Court

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Court Location/Address

 

Paul L. Parker Municipal Court is Located

across 3rd St. from City Hall

222 E. Shepherd

Lufkin TX 75902

 

 

 

Hours of Operation

 

Monday 9 am - 5 pm

Tuesday - Friday  8:00am-5:00pm excluding designated holidays

 

Phone: 936-633-0315

Fax:   936-639-9646

 

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Paul L. Paker Municipal Court's jurisdiction includes Traffic Citations, Parking Tickets,

Class C Misdemeanors, Animal Control Violations, Code Enforcement Violations, and other City Ordinance Violations. Municipal Court does not handle divorce cases, child support,  or marriage licenses.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Paul L. Paker Municipal Court is to provide fair, equal, and impartial justice under the laws of the State of Texas and to process cases efficiently and in a timely manner. In addition, it is this Courts’ mission to provide a courteous and professional environment responding to all persons who come in contact with the Lufkin Municipal Court.

 

Responsibilities

 

The City of Lufkin Paul L. Parker Municipal Court interprets and adjudicates applicable state laws and supports the local community by providing efficient and effective services through the promotion of justice. The City of Lufkin Municipal Court is responsible for the disposition of Class C misdemeanors and other state and city ordinance violations which are punishable by fine only.

The Municipal Court:

·         processes complaints and violations filed with the Court

·         responds to requests for information from the public

·         collects fines and fees

·         schedules court appearances

·         conducts trials by jury

·         issues warrants of arrest

·         provides fair and impartial justice to all who appear before the Court Jurisdiction

 

Jurisdiction

 

The City of Lufkin Paul L. Paker Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C Misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations, for which the maximum fine, upon conviction does not exceed $500 (not including state court costs), and for which no jail sentence may be assessed. The Court also hears cases involving violation of City ordinances, which may have fines up to $2,000 (not including state court costs) for certain offences. Municipal Court does not handle divorce cases, child support, or marriage licenses.