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
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Paul L. Paker
Municipal Court's jurisdiction includes Traffic Citations,
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.
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.
The City of Lufkin Paul L.
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.
processes complaints and
with the Court
responds to requests for
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
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
Lufkin Municipal Court and Lufkin Police
Department participating in the Great Texas
The City of Lufkin Municipal Court and the
Lufkin Police Department are participating
in the Annual Great Texas Warrant Round Up.
Numerous counties, justices of the peace,
and municipalities of all sizes will
participate in the roundup statewide.
The roundup targets
thousands of defendants with outstanding
warrants for traffic, parking, city
ordinance, penal code violations and higher
charges from participating jurisdictions. It
is believed to be the largest joint
operation of its kind with arrests expected
to continue for several days.
Officers from the Lufkin City Marshal’s
Office will team up with the Lufkin Police
Department to go out and serve as many
warrants as possible. The warrant sweep will
be conducted from Saturday, March 7, 2015
through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The Lufkin
Municipal Court will be open the following
dates and times: Saturday, March 7th,
from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Monday, March 9th,
through Wednesday, March 11th,
from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday, March 12th,
from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday, March 13th,
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Affected persons are urged to contact the
Lufkin Municipal Court during the next two
weeks to dispose of their cases voluntarily
to avoid the inconvenience and embarrassment
of arrest at home or work in front of
family, friends or co-workers.
Those individuals with outstanding warrants
may voluntarily appear, in person, at the
Lufkin Municipal Court, 222 E. Shepherd Ave.
Those who voluntarily appear will not be
arrested. However, if any defendants fail to
voluntarily appear, they will be arrested.
In the event that a defendant is arrested
while driving, his/her car may be impounded
and incur additional towing and storage
There are several options to pay any outstanding warrants and fees. You
may pay the fine in full in the
following manner: (1) with a credit card
(2) by mail - via cashier check or money
order only; (3) or in person at the Lufkin
Municipal Court by cash, cashier’s check,
money order, or credit card. No personal
checks will be accepted. No credit cards
will be accepted if you arrested.