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Got a Ticket?
Pay the fine and court costs
A plea of guilty or no contest is required. This finalizes the case and no pre-trial or court appearance is needed. A conviction may appear on your driving record.
Request payment arrangement

(This has to be done in person)

A plea of guilty or no contest is required. You may request a payment arrangement but must pay $100 down then pay $100 a month until paid in full. A one-time State fee of $25 will be added to each violation that exceeds 30 days.
Complete a driver safety course

(If you wish to mail in your request for DSC please click forms and print out the appropriate document)

You may request this in person, by mail or by Email. You will need a valid Texas driver's license and proof of financial responsibility with your name on it. You may not take DSC if you hold a CDL, going 25 mph over the speed limit, passing a school bus when loading or unloading children, in a work zone with workers present, leaving a scene of an accident after causing serious damage and leaving a scene of an accident without stopping to render aid and giving information.

Please wait 72 hours after citation is issued before submitting any online request.

After completing the DSC request form, copy and paste into a new email and  attachment a color copy of your Drivers License and a current Copy of Insurance with your name on it and E-Mail it to:

pproehl@texas-city-tx.org      

We must receive this before the initial appearance date on your citation.

DO NOT TAKE THE COURSE or PAY THE FINE until you receive a confirmation from the Municipal Court.

(CDL holders are not eligible)

Please click on the link below

Request deferred disposition

(If you wish to mail in your request for a Deferred please click forms and print out the appropriate document)

A plea of guilty or no contest is required. The Court may, in its sole discretion, defer disposition of your case. This procedure involves your payment of a special expense fee. The court will defer a finding of guilt or no contest, assess the applicable court cost and order you to comply with certain conditions. You may request this in person, by mail or by Email.

If you successfully comply with the terms, your case will be dismissed. Normally, the only condition imposed by the court will be that you receive no additional citations for a period of 90 to 180 days.

Payment must be made in full by the end of the Deferred Disposition.  (You may make Payments until its paid in full)

IF YOU PAY THE FINE BEFORE THE DEFERRAL IS ACCEPTED YOU WILL NOT BE GIVEN A DEFERRAL AND YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONVICTION

Please wait 72 hours after citation is issued before submitting any online request.

After completing the Deferral form, copy and paste into a new email and send to

cbranch@texas-city-tx.org

After you receive a confirmation email back from the Municipal Court then you may pay the fine on line at

www.texas-city-tx.org or By Phone 1-800-444-1187.

(CDL holders are not eligible)

Please click on the link below

Contest the charge

(If you wish to mail in your request for Not Guilty please click forms and print out the appropriate document)

If you wish to plead not guilty and wish to contest your charge you will be set on a pretrial docket. This will need to  be done in person, by mail or by Email before your appearance date on the citation. If this is done in person you will be given a court date at the window. If you mail in your request you must send in a self addressed stamped envelope along with the Plea Form and the Not Guilty plea signed, then we will mail you the court date back. If Emailed you will receive a court date in the mail.

Please click on the link below

All juveniles (under the age of 17) must be seen by the judge. A court date will be mailed to the address on the citation.

Failure to pay fines will result in a warrant.
Requesting a record of your trial proceedings
If you would like a record of your trial proceeding, you must request a copy of the audio transcript prior to trial. A copy of the audio transcript is $25 and must be paid at the time of your request.

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