What do I need to know about my citation?
a. Your signature on the citation which you received is not a plea of guilty.

b. You do have the right to appear in court and contest the charge filed against you.

c. You have a right to a trial by either Judge or Jury.

d. Minors under the age of 17 for traffic violations and under the age of 18 for a violation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code must appear in court with a parent or legal guardian.

e. All convictions for moving violations are reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety Records Division.

f. Unless you make some arrangements prior to the court date shown on your citation or appear on the date, an additional charge may be filed against you and a warrant will be issued for your arrest.

g. You may also be denied renewal of your Texas Driver’s License.

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1. What do I need to know about my citation?
2. What is the role of the Municipal Court Staff?
3. How can I pay my ticket?
4. If I cannot pay my fine in full, is it possible to pay my citation in installments?
5. Why can’t I enter my plea by phone?
6. What happens if I miss my court date?
7. How long do I have to take care of my ticket?
8. Can I take a driving safety course?