Municipal Court Overview


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

Other Information

  • A phone call does not constitute an appearance
  • Cash, check, or Money Order accepted
  • Please wait at least 48 hours after receiving your citation to contact the court
  • A conviction of an offense under a traffic law of this state or a political subdivision of this state may result in the assessment of your driver’s license of a surcharge under the driver responsibility program

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Nash Municipal Court
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119 Elm St.
P.O. Box 520
Nash, TX 75569

Phone: 903-838-0822
Fax: 903-831-3411

8:00 am- 5:00 pm