Municipal Court

Atoka Municipal Court Judge
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Judge David Douglas 

The Municipal Court of Atoka is located at 68 Atoka McLaughlin Drive, inside the Atoka Police Department Headquarters. Court is usually held on the second Monday of each month at 3:30 PM. Court is presided over by Judge David Douglas.  

The Court Clerk may be reached by phone at 901.837.5302 or by email.

Municipal Court of Atoka

The Municipal Court of Atoka primarily handles the following issues:

  • traffic citations
  • parking citations
  • other city ordinance violations such as:
    • building codes
    • business regulations
    • noise and other ordinances that involve personal behavior

Fines may be paid during regular business hours (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM) by visiting the Atoka Police Department.

Citations may be paid in advance in person at the Records window, online, or by mail. The Records window is located at the Atoka Police Department Headquarters in the main lobby.

Atoka Police Department
68 Atoka McLaughlin Drive
Atoka, TN 38004
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You May Mail Your Payment To:

Municipal  Court of Atoka
Attn:  Court Clerk
68 Atoka McLaughlin Drive
Atoka, TN 38004

Acceptable Forms of Payment:

  • Cash (DO NOT send cash through the mail)
  • Money Order
  • Cashier’s Check
  • Personal Check (No counter or third party checks – must be imprinted with presenter information)
  • Debit / Credit Cards

Make Money Orders, Cashier’s Checks, or Personal Checks payable to the Town of Atoka. Please enclose the copy of your citation with your payment to insure proper credit.

Things To Know

You must pay the citation prior to your court date or appear in Court by the date assigned by the officer.

If you wish to appear in court and plead guilty to a charge, please appear on the date the officer assigned.  Court starts promptly at 3:30 PM.

If you wish to pay a citation, you may do so on or before your scheduled court date.

Compliance violations require proof of correction (i.e.: current registration, receipt for repair, etc.).

Failure to appear in court by the assigned date will result in an additional charge of Failure to Appear. Separate costs, fines, and taxes apply.

If you fail to fully satisfy your traffic citation by appearing in court on your assigned date or fail to pay this citation on or before your scheduled date, the Tennessee Department of Safety will be notified to initiate suspension of your license.