The amount of fine the court assesses is determined only by the facts and circumstances of the case. Mitigating circumstances MAY lower the fine, even if you are guilty. However, aggravating circumstances MAY increase the fine.
The maximum fine for most municipal court traffic violations is $200.00; penal code violations is $500.00; city ordinance violations is $500.00; and certain city ordinance violations is $2,000.00
SCHEDULE OF ACCEPTABLE FINES AND COURT COSTS (STATE FEES AS SET BY THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE) APPLICABLE TO AUTOMOBILES AND LIGHT TRUCKS
“This schedule only applies prior to court hearing or judgment being entered.”
Offenses & Fines:
- No Valid Driver’s License $181.00
Additional Information on Offenses & Fines:
- If the charges filed against you are for the offense of expired driver’s license, fail to report address or name change, or expired vehicle registration you will be eligible to have the charge DISMISSED with a $20.00 fee if you present proof of correction by the appearance date shown on your citation.
- If the charge filed against you is for NO INSURANCE, the charge will be DISMISSED upon presentation of evidence of Liability Insurance provided the insurance was valid at the time the citation was issued.
- IF YOUR CHARGE IS NOT LISTED ABOVE, YOU MUST CONTACT THE COURT TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT.
PAYMENT MAY BE MADE BY CASH, CHECKS, CASHIER’S CHECK, MONEY ORDERS. WE ALSO ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD, AND DEBIT CARDS OVER THE PHONE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.