Coppell Municipal Court
By: Sana L., Natalie B., Nataly A., Kim T., Zhaohui M.
This is the Alternate Judge at the Coppell Municipal Court.
Coppell Juvenile Case Manager and Teen Court Programmer
This is Maria Fernandez and she is the Coppell Municipal Juvenile Case Manager.
This is Bruce Kyer and he is the Coppell Municipal Court Marshall.
Postions of the Coppell Municipal Court
Judge of Coppell The jude in a municipal court hears and makes the final decisions of the case. They hear majority clinical cases and class c mestimere cases. Most think of it as a ticket, but mestimere cases deal with mainly criminal cases.Usually the case is 10-15 min but it can take about 8 hours. If the value is below 50$, then the case is heard at the municipal court. Any age above 10 can be heard at municipal court but until your 17 you need a parent with you, and after 17 you can legally make your own decisions at court.
Juvenile case manager- With this when the person is a minor and is going through a case you visit the juvenile case manager. They are the ones that can manage, see, and discuss what your options are. Then after there is an open court and after visiting the court you have an idea and guide at open court. Maria Fernandez is the case manager and teen court programer at the Coppell municipal court.
Marshall- The marshall does the paperwork. They store all the warrants in a room and after your court case is over they are the ones that will take you to the carrolton jail. The Coppell municipal court marshall is Bruce Kyer.
"We hear cases for kids 10 and until the age considered an adult, 17 a minor which is considered an adult" (Kim Nesbit).
"If you are a minor, under the age 17 you get to visit me and we get to talk with your parents and we talk about what your options are for what of your citations so when you come back to see the judges in open court, which is required by law you will have an idea of what to expect and I also run the Teen Court Program" (Maria Fernandez).