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THE CITY OF LAKE JACKSON
25 Oak Drive
PHONE: 979-415-2400
Court Scheduling
Court Dockets
Adult arraignment dockets are for defendants who wish to appear to enter  a plea of guilty, nolo contendere (no contest), or not guilty and are held at 5:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Adults may schedule an arraignment date by submitting your request using our online Court Date Setting form. 

Juvenile arraignment dockets are for defendants under the age of 17 and are held at 5:00 pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Juveniles and/or their parents will receive a letter from the court with a scheduled arraignment date.

Bench and Jury trials are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at scheduled times.

Courtroom Standards
All persons appearing in court must wear shoes. The following items of clothing are prohibited: 
  • Hats, caps, bandanas, or other headgear 
  • Flip flops 
  • Lip, nose, or eyebrow rings 
  • Spiked hair or messages cut into hair 
  • Swimwear, beachwear, or sleepwear 
  • Baggy pants that drag the ground 
  • Cut-offs or shorts 
  • Short skirts (more than 2 ½ inches above the knee cap) 
  • Short blouses or sweaters that expose the midsection 
  • Tank tops 
  • Tube tops 
  • Tattoos on torso or back that are not completely covered by clothing at all times 
  • Messages or pictures on front or back of shirts or pants or other objects that contain obscenities, drug messages, profanity, sexual messages or double entendres.

The following behaviors are prohibited:
  • Obscene, profane, loud, lewd, or disorderly language or activities 
  • Pager or cellular phone use 
  • Leaning on the Judge’s Bench 
  • Eating, drinking, use of tobacco products or chewing gum

Violators will be ordered to leave and their cases will be reset to a later date.
Avoid bringing small children to court. If you must, please monitor their behavior so they remain quiet at all times. Parents may be asked to leave the courtroom if their child becomes noisy or unruly.