Property Damage at City Park - June 09, 2017

The Lawson Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the driver of a light blue Je... [more...]

Caution***Railroad Crossing on Moss - May 17, 2017

The Railroad crossing on Moss is undergoing repairs. The rails have been raised and the railroad ... [more...]

Road work - May 05, 2017

Work on the culvert on Salem Rd. continues through next week. Please slow down for the workers. ... [more...]

Road Repair - Before - April 20, 2017

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


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