COOLIDGE MUNICIPAL COURT

Serving the City of Coolidge

HONORABLE JUDGE BLACK PRESIDING

Judge Ray Black has been involved in the court system for a number of years and also works as municipal judge for other cities.

Prosecuting Attorney is Charles Buenger

The Court Administrator is Gay Lynn Pranger

The Court Clerk is Kimberly Finley

 

The Coolidge Municipal Court offers an alternative to in-person appearance by providing a Virtual Court option. For individuals that would otherwise appear in walk-in court, Virtual Court allows access to a Judge while affording all parties a safe and structured courtroom appearance. Individuals may gain access to the Virtual Court by filling out the Virtual Court Request form found in forms section below and submitting by email/mail or by contacting the Court at (254) 786-4814.

I RECEIVED A TICKET BY A COOLIDGE POLICE OFFICER, WHAT DO I DO NOW?

If you have received a ticket from one of our municipal police officers, you have at least 10 business days from the date of offense to contact the court office. If you do not contact the court, you will be charged with failure to appear, an additional fine. Once you have contacted the court, you can either pay the fine, or schedule a meeting with the city prosecuting attorney, or request a trial.

A PHONE CALL DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN APPEARANCE. YOU MUST APPEAR IN PERSON OR BY MAIL.

COOLIDGE MUNICIPAL COURT BENCH CHARGES

  • ASSAULT $302

  • CELL PHONE USAGE/SCHOOL ZONE $158.90

  • DISORDERLY CONDUCT $317

  • DISREGARD STOP SIGN $236.90

  • DRIVING ON SUSPENDED LICENSE $280.90

  • EXPIRED DRIVER'S LICENSE $216.90

  • FAILURE TO APPEAR $250

  • FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY $286.90

  • NO DRIVERS LICENSE $216.90

  • DRIVING WITHOUT LICENSE $216.90

  • NO LIABILITY INSURANCE $301.00

  • NO VALID/EXPIRED MVR STICKER $181.00

  • NO SEATBELT DRIVER/PASSENGER $162.00

  • PASSING ON WRONG SIDE $286.90

  • MIC ALCOHOL $317.00

  • POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA $317.00

  • PUBLIC INTOXICATION $417.00

  • OPEN CONTAINER $317.00

  • RIDING IN OPEN BED/UNDER 18 YEARS $236.90

  • UNRESTRAINED CHILD (8-15) $236.90

  • VEHICLE EQUIPMENT VIOLATIONS $236.90

SPEEDING FINES VARY BASED ON SPEED AND LOCATION OF OFFENSE​

HOW DO I GET IN CONTACT WITH COURT?

The contact information for the court is:

COOLIDGE MUNICIPAL COURT

101 N 1st St 

PO BOX 457, COOLIDGE, TX 76635

coolidgemunicipalcourt@outlook.com

PHONE #: 254-786-4814

FAX #: 254-786-2169

Office Hours are Monday-Friday

8AM to 12PM and Then 1PM to 5PM

Offices are closed for most holidays.

 
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COURT DOCUMENTS

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DRIVER'S SAFETY COURSE

Required Paperwork

PAYMENT PLAN APPLICATION

For Those Wanting To Make Monthly Payments

REQUEST FOR DEFERRED ADJUDICATION

Required Paperwork

  COURTESY FORM

To assist you in the making disposition of the charge(s) filed against you

PLEA FORM

VIRTUAL COURT REQUEST FORM

Due to Covid-19 restrictions in-person court hearings are prohibited. To schedule court date you must fill out this form.