Traffic Court Information




The Government Code of the Texas Statutes prohibits any employee in this office from giving any legal advice:

§ 81.101. DEFINITION.

  1. In this chapter the "practice of law" means the preparation of a pleading or other document incident to an action or special proceeding or the management of the action or proceeding on behalf of a client before a judge in court as well as a service rendered out of court, including the giving of advice or the rendering of any service requiring the use of legal skill or knowledge, such as preparing a will, contract, or other instrument, the legal effect of which under the facts and conclusions involved must be carefully determined.
81.102. STATE BAR MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), a person may not practice law in this state unless the person is a member of the state bar.


Please do not ask legal advice of any of the employees in the Justice Court Office.

Thank you for your understanding in this matter



You have the right to;


Enter a Plea of Not Guilty and request a trial by Judge or a Trial by Jury.




Enter a plea of Nolo Contendre or Guilty and;

(Unless Deferred, this will result as a conviction and report on your record)


  • ·        Request a Payment Plan
  • ·        Request Community Service
  • ·        Request Time Served
  • ·        Submit a SSIP – Sworn Statement of Inability to Afford Court Costs and/or Fine
  • ·        Request DSC – Driver’s Safety Course
  • ·        Request Deferred
  • ·        Pay the fine in full
    • o   You can do this by mailing a check or money order made payable to JP1 and mailed to PO Box 43, Lufkin TX 75902-0043
    • o   Contact our office for instructions on paying with a debit/credit card online or by phone


You may get additional instructions on many of these options on our website:  or by contacting our office at 936-634-8334


  • IN PERSON: ON OR BEFORE the date shown on your citation, OR
  • BY MAIL: Complete the Mail Appearance Form below then return it, along with a Money Order or
    Cashier’s Check and the citation you were issued, to this court BEFORE the appearance date shown on
    your citation.
  • JUVENILES UNDER 17 years of age MUST appear in person with a parent, guardian or proof of
  • FAILURE TO APPEAR as indicated above will result in an additional charge for “Violate Promise to
    Appear”, and Warrants being issued. The acceptable fine for “Violate Promise to Appear” is $230.00.
    NOTICE: Have you been charged with (2) violations? Look at your citation under “violations charged”.


Traffic / Misdemeanor C Fine Only Criminal Citation

Payment Information


 You must contact the Court at 936-634-8334 to obtain required information prior to making your payment with a Debit/Credit card via phone or online.

To make your payment(s) with a Debit/Credit Card, you will need the following information:



Docket/Case No. and Fine AmountThe Docket Number and the Fine amount can be obtained using the Judicial Records Search Link here; or by contacting the Court


 Jurisdiction Code: 6643 (This code is for Justice of the Peace Precinct One only.  If your citation/ticket was filed in another court, you must contact that court for their code)


 Click the link below to pay online with Debit/Credit Card (processing fees apply)

 Or call 1-800-272-9829 to pay by phone.



You may make your payment by mail with a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order.


Make checks payable to       JP1

Mail to                             P.O. Box 43

                                      Lufkin, TX 75902



You may make your payment in person with cash (Please bring exact amount), personal check, cashier’s check, or money order.


Make checks payable to       JP1

Our office is located at          2311 East Lufkin Ave.

                                          Lufkin, TX 75901

We are located in the Detention Center next to the Sheriff’s Office.


If you need to set up a Payment Plan, you must enter a plea in our office.  Once your plea has been entered, you will be given documentation to take to the Collections Office located at the main courthouse downtown on the third floor to set up your agreement. After the payment plan has been set up, you may make payments via any of the above mentioned methods.





 The Driver’s Safety Course, Deferred Disposition, and Standing Order No. 1-4 (PDF documents) require Acrobat Reader. Download the program here if you do not have it on your computer. These forms may be filled in online, printed out, and submitted to the Court.