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Municipal Court

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PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT FOR ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR COURT APPEARANCE 

The Lago Vista Municipal Court of Record will resume in-person hearings and jury trials.
Safety precautions remain in effect to protect defendants, attorneys, court personnel, witnesses, jurors, and city staff from potential exposure to COVID-19.

FACEMASK ARE RECOMMENDED.  If you feel feverish, or show signs or symptoms of COVID-19, you will not be permitted to enter the court room. Please contact the court at 512.267.9419 if you have concerns, your court notice will provide detailed instructions.

Please familiarize yourself with the following:
COURT PROCEDURES RELATED TO COVID-19
COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES


The Lago Vista Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all matters, including offenses and issues provided by state law, and all other matters that are not inconsistent with state law.
The City Manager appoints the Municipal Judge and any Associate Municipal Judges, provided they are approved by City Council.  Compensation for the Municipal Judge and any Associate Judges is also set by the City Manager and approved by Council.
In addition, the Lago Vista City Manager appoints the Court Clerk and any deputies. The Court Clerk and deputies work to administer oaths and affidavits, make certificates, affix the court seal, and perform duties authorized by state law, ordinance, or directed by the city manager.

The mission of the Lago Vista Municipal Court is to impartially administer justice in a fair and efficient manner so that trust and accountability are exemplified to the public we serve.

Presiding Judge:  Jay Caballero
Prosecutor:  Erin Selvera

Municipal Court
Robin Smith, Court Administrator
lagocourt@lago-vista.org
rasmith@lago-vista.org
512.267.9419
 
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