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PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT FOR ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR COURT APPEARANCE. DUE TO COVID-19:  You will not be permitted to enter the courtroom unless you are wearing a face covering.  If you do not have one the court will provide one for you.  If you feel feverish, or show signs or symptons of COVID-19, you will not be permitted to enter the court room. Please contact the court if you have concerns, your court notice will provide detailed instructions.

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
Associate Judge:  Stephen Spindler
Prosecutor:  Erin Selvera

Municipal Court
Robin Smith, Court Administrator
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