MUNICIPAL COURT


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.



MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE
Judge James F. Long
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.



COURT CLERK
Tabitha Dewitt
Office: 580.363.6420
Fax: 580.363.3091

Tabitha Dewitt holds 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.
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