Court Dates are back to their regular schedule times.
The Municipal Court of Moore is the Judicial Branch of the City of Moore and is created by state law and city ordinance as a court not of record to impartially hear violations of city ordinances. The court clerk office processes misdemeanor traffic and all non-traffic offenses. Charges can be filed by police officers, other city officials such as code enforcement, animal welfare, fire personnel, and citizens of the community. The maximum penalty in Municipal Court is $800 and/or 60 days in jail.
The Major and City Council appoint the Presiding, Associate, and Acting Judges. The Court Administrator serves as the Department Head and Chief Administrative Officer of the Court and supervises all non-judicial divisions.
The Municipal Court is staffed by the Court Administrator and 3 Deputy Clerks who serve on a full time basis. This department provides support to the Judicial Division of the Court and is responsible for all docketing of cases, record keeping of cases filed, and related reports. This department also assists in the recording the proceedings of the Court and in preparing writs, processes and other papers as required by the court. This division gives receipts for all fines, and fees payable to the Court, deposits the fines with the Finance Department.
The Municipal Court endeavor to present an image to the citizens of Moore, in substance as well as form, which is reflective of judicial court at its best. This Court is committed to the proposition that its function is to see equal justice provided to all. The court is dedicated to protecting the rights of the individual citizen accused of a violation, yet, upon conviction assessing a penalty which will deter the offender from similar conduct, therefore acting for the welfare of the entire community.
The Moore Municipal Court is located in the Public Safety Center at Main Street and Broadway Ave. Hours are 8:00 am– 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.