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Currently, all court dates are by appointment only. Please contact the court by the answer date on the front of your citation to find out how to schedule your initial appearance, or you can request a court date using our online request form: https://www.cowtx.org/FormCenter/Court-29/Court-Hearing-Request-Form-for-violation-174.
To request a driver safety course, you cannot have completed a driver safety course within the past 12 months or possess a Commercial Driver's License. You may make your request by mail or by personally appearing in the Court Office prior to your court date. If you wish to mail in your request, please call 817.514.5715 for specific mailing instructions.
To be eligible for Deferred Disposition, you cannot have received Deferred Disposition or taken a Driver Safety Course in the past twelve months. If under age 25, you must appear on your court date to request Deferred Disposition from the Municipal Court Judge. Persons with a Commercial Driver's License are not eligible for Deferred Disposition. If you qualify, you may make your request on our website, mail or by personally appearing in the Municipal Court Office prior to your court date. Please contact the court office to see if you qualify and/or for specific mailing instructions at 817.514.5715
If you are unable to pay the amount owed, without undue hardship to yourself or your dependent(s), you may request a hearing before the Judge to consider your ability to pay and discuss any
non-monetary compliance options available to you. Please contact the court for more information.
Some citations may be dismissed if taken care of by your original court date. Too see all eligible compliance dismissals, click here.If you received a citation for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility and you had insurance coverage on the date and time the citation was issued you may email your proof to the court. It is your responsibility to follow up with the court to make sure that the proof was received and that the court was able to verify your proof and failure to follow up may result in a warrant for your arrest.
If you believe you are not guilty or that your citation was given in error, you may contest your citation. You will need to request a court date either in person at the court window or by submitting the online court hearing request form.
You can submit your driver safety course completion certificate and driver's record to the court via fax, mail, email, or in person at the court window.