The Hewitt Municipal Court has the responsibility for all Class C complaints and citations, docketing and processing charges filed by citizens, law enforcement personnel and the City’s animal/environmental officer.
Collecting fines, answering questions from the public, preparing reports to the state and processing warrants and capias’ are among other responsibilities of the court.
The court is staffed with two full time clerks and one judge, who is appointed by the City Council. Dan Francis serves as the Municipal Judge for Hewitt.
Kathleen Dow performs the duties of Prosecuting Attorney on a part-time basis for the city. The court bailiffs are police officers assigned by the Hewitt Police Department.
Appearances, jury trials and non-jury trials are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.