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Municipal Court

Court Administration manages all activities related to the Blackwell Municipal Court.  The department is responsible for all citations issued for violations of city ordinances by police, code, and animal control departments, as well as those complaints alleged by private citizens.  Municipal court is held on Monday afternoons at 4:00 pm. in the City Hall court room.  Trial dockets are held on the first and third Mondays of every month at 4:30 pm., while juvenile dockets are heard the last Monday of each month at 3:30 pm.

Judge James F. Long, Municipal Court Judge
Judge Long graduated from law school at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1974.  He has practiced law in Oklahoma for 35 years with the firm of Traynor, Long and Wynn and has served as a judge for 20 years.  All of Judge Long's experience has been in Northwestern Oklahoma serving approximately five different counties.  He and his wife Patti, who is a former school teacher, reside in Northwestern Oklahoma.

Tabitha Dewitt, Court Clerk
Tabitha Dewitt is new to the Court Clerk position with the City of Blackwell.  Among many other duties she assists the Municipal Court Judge and is in charge of processing all City citations.

Blackwell Municipal Court
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Office : 580.363.6421
Fax: 580.363.3091


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