Dismissal Options


The following chart depicts all violations that can be dismissed by the court. To be considered for dismissal, the violation must be remedied and the required proof presented to the court within 20 working days of the date of the citation.

Compliance Dismissals

Violation Fine & Court Costs Required Proof Dismissal Fee
Defective equipment (any violation of Transport Code Chapter 547 not on a commercial motor vehicle $ varies City marshal will inspect vehicle $10
Driver's license - fail to display $129 Driver's license that was valid at the time of the citation $10
Driver's license restriction or endorsement $ varies Driver's license showing when restriction or endorsement was removed $10
Expired driver's license $192 Renewed driver's license $20
Expired motor vehicle inspection (expired less than 60 days $202 Receipt showing when the vehicle passed state inspection $20
Expired motor vehicle registration $222 Receipt from county showing when the vehicle was registered and that a penalty was paid $20
Fail to display current registration on vehicle $169 City marshal will inspect vehicle $10
Fail to report change of address $167 Driver's license with new address $20
Failure to display two license plates $91 City marshal will inspect the vehicle $10
Failure to maintain financial responsibility - liability insurance $294 Proof of financial responsibility (liability insurance card) that the court verifies was valid at time of violation None
License plate not visible / clearly marked $136 City marshal will inspect vehicle $10