Municipal Court Overview

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Judge Cowart

Contact:

Physical Address:
105 Ballard Dr

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 130
Lindale, TX 75771

Phone: 903-882-6150
Fax: 903-882-5305

James R. Cowart, Judge


Becky Mays, Deputy Clerk

Stacie Chitty, Deputy Clerk

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 pm

Responsibilities:

The Municipal Court is responsible for the following:

  • Process citations
  • Court hearings
  • Complaints
  • Driving safety courses
  • Deferred dispositions
  • Appeals
  • Court administration
  • Customer courtesy/public relations

Payments:

NO PERSONAL CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED BY THE COURT FOR PAYMENT OF FINES OR CITATIONS. WE ACCEPT VISA OR MASTERCARD WITH PROPER ID OR ONLINE PAYMENTS.

online-payments

Driving Fine Information:

Anyone under the age of 18 years of age that holds a provisional driver’s license, must complete a road test with the DPS.

Any qualifying person under the age of 25 years who requests a deferred disposition on a moving violation, must complete a driver’s safety course as a stipulation of the deferred disposition.

Defendant's must appear within 10 business days from the date of the citation. Phone calls do not constitute a court appearance.

Fines are subject to change without warning.