The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of City government. The Municipal Court is responsible for processing all citations involving Class C Misdemeanor offenses and City Ordinance violations occurring within the City.
The City of Nash Municipal Court processes City Ordinance violations, State statute violations, and traffic violations generated by the City’s Police Department, Code Enforcement Division, and Animal Control.
The Municipal Court reports to the City Administrator and is presided over by a Judge who works on a part-time basis.
The Municipal Court Judge hears cases that come before the court and renders a verdict and/or fine. Fines assessed by the Judge cannot exceed $2,000 or involve a prison sentence.
The current Municipal Judge is John C. Hawkins Jr.
The Municipal Court Administration Office is staffed by a Court Clerk and a Deputy Court Clerk.
The administrator and clerks are responsible for preparing all paperwork necessary for the Court, as well as accepting fines imposed by the Judge
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