Road Repair - Before - April 20, 2017

Sorry for the previous empty Alert. Below are some of the areas where the roads will be repaired. [more...]

Road Repair - Before - April 20, 2017


Road Work Alert - April 20, 2017

    Beginning around May 1st, 2017, the companies below will be in your area for constructi... [more...]

City of Lawson Launches a New Website! Subscribe Today! - February 06, 2017

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Municipal Court

Relevant Documents

Standard Fines ( PDF / 178 KB )

Municipal Court FAQs ( PDF / 393 KB )

Your Rights in Court ( PDF / 412 KB )

2017 Court Schedule ( PDF / 8 KB )


Payment By Internet

Use the following links to pay by internet. The processing agent charges a 6% fee for Court Payments. 



The City of Lawson Municipal Court provides citizens with a fair and impartial court of law by interpreting and adjudicating applicable state laws and city ordinances. Our pledge is to uphold this commitment and offer courteous customer service to all citizens.

The Lawson Municipal Court is generally held at 5:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month.  The Municipal Judge may alter the Court schedule see please check the calendar or contact City Hall at (816) 580-3217 if you need to confirm a court date.


Procedures & Fines

The City of Lawson court docket is the schedule of the court. Defendants will be expected to adhere to the procedures and protocol of the court at all times, including proper attire.

All mobile devices, including phones, must be turned off. Photography and audio recordings are prohibited. No food or drink will be allowed in the court room at any time.




Municipal Judge Jeffrey Eastman  
City Prosecutor Ellen Jacobs  
Court Clerk  Dea Dea Craye



Law and Order

Law and Order