Appearance in court on the date shown on your ticket will be waived if fines are paid prior to that date. Other options are:.
The worst thing you can do is not show up. Failure to appear or failure to pay may result in:. The Judge will review your ability to pay the fine and the amount of the total fines.
Generally, the Judge will order one of the following:. The Judge will determine which plan is best suited for you. You are the only one that can request this option.
No one else can apply for you; not your attorney, spouse, parent, or friend. Notice: Effective November 2,courts instituted a 30 percent collection fee on delinquent cases that are referred to a collection agency. All cases are referred to a delinquent collections agency when they have been delinquent for more than 60 days.
Mail payment with ticket written on check to: Municipal Courts, P. Your payment will be applied immediately.
Municipal courts department
Simply fill out the form attached to your ticket, it and return it to the Courts. Payment of your fine is YOUR legal responsibility. All rights reserved.
City of Houston.