Court & Detention Services

​Court & Detention Services

​Options for Citations over 21 ​​​​days​

​If your citation is older than 21 days from the date of receipt, and you have not taken action on it, you have the following options:

  1. If you would like to plea guilty or no contest and administer the ticket without going to court,
    your options include:
  2. ​​If you would like to plea not guilty, your options include:
    • Post a cash bond in the amount of the citation and receive a court date
    • Hire an attorney
  3. If you would like to plea guilty or no contest you have the option to go to the Proof or Plea (walk-in) court and request​:
      • ​​Pay the fine through a plea, (payment plans available upon request)
      • Request deferred disposition (probation)
      • Dismissal (compliance) proof (*see details below)
      • Request driver's safety course
      • Request community service or work release program
      • Submit time served proof
        ​* Show compliance or "proof" on the case by presenting a valid Texas driver's license, proof of insurance or financial responsibility, renewed or valid inspection sticker, or renewed or valid registration;


      The Proof or Plea hours are:

      Mornings: Monday-Friday
      7:30 am – 10:45 am

      Afternoons: Monday-Thursday
      1:00 pm – 3:30 pm