Compliance Dismissals

COMPLIANCE DISMISSALS WITH ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

 

1.         Expired Registration/License Plate (Trans. Code, § 502.407(b))

•           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect within 20 working days of the date of the offense or before the defendant’s court appearance, whichever is later; and

•           if presents evidence of payment of late fee for registration with the tax office, and

•           the defendant pays an administrative fee of $20.00.

                       

2.         Fail to Display Registration (Trans. Code, § 502.404)

•           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect within 20 working days of the date of the offense or before the defendant’s court appearance, whichever is later; and

•           the defendant pays an administrative fee of $10.00.

3.         Expired Driver's License (Trans. Code, §521.026)

•           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she renewed his/her driver's license within 20 working days of the date of the offense or before the defendant’s court appearance, whichever is later.

•           and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $20.00.

4.         Fail to Display Driver’s License, (Trans. Code, §  521.025)

•           Upon presentation of a Texas Drivers' License that was;

a)         issued to that person;

b)         appropriate for the type of vehicle operated; and

c)          valid at the time of the arrest for the offense.

             and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $10.00.

5.         License Plates.  (Trans. Code, §  504.943)

For the Offense of not having two license plates (front and rear)

•           Upon the presentation of the following evidence:

a)         the defendant remedied the defect before the first court appearance;

b)         displays license plate assigned by the department for the period; and

c)         comply with department rules regarding the placement of license plates.

            and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $10.00.

6.         Obscured License Plates. (Trans. Code, §  502.409) 

•           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect before the first court appearance

•           If no officer is available you may either return to the office at a later time or you MUST appear at your appearance date listed at the top of your citation.

•           and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $10.00.

7.         Change of Address or Name. (TRANS. CODE, § 521.054)

•           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect not later than the 20th working day after the date of the offense•           and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $20.00.

8.         Equipment Violations.  (TRANS. CODE, § 547.004(c) and (d)).

•           if the offense does not involve a commercial motor vehicle

•           the defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect before the first court appearance

•           defendant must appear at the court office and IF an officer is available to inspect vehicle. If no officer is available you may either return to the office at a later time or you MUST appear at your appearance date listed at the bottom of your citation.

•           and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $10.00.

9.       Handicap Violations - Expired Disabled Parking Placard(TRANS. CODE, §  681.016)     

 •           if defendant presents satisfactory evidence that he/she remedied the defect not later than the 20th working day after the date of the offense

 •           if the placard was not expired for more than 60 days 

 •           and the defendant pays an administrative fee of $20.00

DISMISSALS WITHOUT FEE

 

1.         Proof of Financial Responsibility (Trans. Code, § 601.193)

a. Proof of financial responsibility, such as a valid insurance card or insurance policy, upon verification from the Insurance Agent by the Court Clerk;

Note:  Insurance policies must cover those who use the vehicle with express or implied permission of the named insured.  Trans. Code, §601.076

2.         No Driver’s License (Trans. Code, § 521.021)

a.   Upon presentation of a driver’s license, valid on the date of the offense.