City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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.

 

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Attention Citizens:

E-Court Appearance
and Vulnerable Persons

The City of Lufkin Municipal Court now offers an E-Court Appearance option!

E-Court Appearance allows defendants to dispose of eligible cases via a video conference with the judge using ZOOM either on your computer or wireless device.

E-Court Appearance will be available beginning June 16, 2020.

The schedule or confirm your Zoom hearing, call the Court at (936) 630-0315.

You must have a webcam/built in camera with sound and video on your device for E-Court to be an option for you. You will be required to install the free ZOOM app on your wireless device before the conference begins.

  • Access Zoom via Computer/Laptop/cell phone with video & audio capabilities.

  • The Court will have language interpreters available during the Zoom hearing.

Attending an E-Court Appearance allows the defendant to:

  • Enter a Plea of NOT GUILTY and request a trial by judge or trial by jury. Notice of your scheduled trial date will be sent to you for a later date to be determined by the Court.

  • Enter a plea of guilty or no contest. Defendants who plead GUILTY or NO CONTEST via the E-Court Appearance have the same opportunities for payment plans, compliance dismissals, driver safety courses, or deferred disposition.

  • Request an extension of the due dates established by a previous judgment.

  • Seek resolution of outstanding warrants.

OR


You can go to Click-2-Gov to pay your fine online without having any communication with the Judge.

Please take a moment to watch the following tutorials about Zoom meetings.





Our staff is still working diligently to serve you in the safest way possible. Please contact us at one of the following numbers or via email:

Phone: 936-633-0315
Email: courtinfo@cityoflufkin.com, or
Fax at 936-639-9646.

YouTube: Lufkin Municipal Court Live-Stream


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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.

 

 

 


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