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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.
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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.
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:
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
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
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