Municipal Court

Mission Statement

The Municipal Court and it’s staff are dedicated and committed to promoting the highest standards in customer service, upholding the integrity of the court and serving the citizens of Denison in a courteous, efficient and professional manner.  The Municipal Court is dedicated to principles of fair and impartial justice while maintaining the public’s and law enforcement’s trust and confidence.

Responsibilities
The Municipal Court is responsible for hearing misdemeanor cases in violation of the city's Code of Ordinances and state statutes under its jurisdiction.

Court Hearings
Municipal Court for the City of Denison is held on each Wednesday, beginning at 8:30am at the Denison City Hall, 300 W Main St

To enter your plea, please make your appearance during Court office hours within the 21 calendar days allotted on your citation. Your plea may also be submitted in writing by mail or fax or by your attorney as long as the Court is in receipt of the documentation on or before the date listed on the citation.

If a hearing is required to adequately process your case, the clerks will be happy to assist you in the process and assign a court date to the case and or cases pending against you.

Judge Phillip Shaffer presides over the court.


Please note that Municipal Court is now held at City Hall, 
300 W Main Street
 

 

 

“Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Denison Municipal Court. However, neither the Court nor the Town of Denison makes any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information herein, and is not responsible for errors or omissions, or for results obtained from the use of this information.”

 

OCA Report - August 2018