Dismissals

Citations for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility will be dismissed at no charge upon presentation to the court of proof that the vehicle or driver was covered by a valid liability insurance policy at the time the citation was issued, and provided said proof is presented to the court on or before your appearance date.

Dismissal fees will be assessed for the following offenses upon presentation to the court of compliance within twenty (20) business days of the date of the citation:

OFFENSE

STATUTE  

TIME TO COMPLY

REQUIREMENTS

FEE AMOUNT

 Expired Driver’s License

 521.026

20 working days From citation date OR before original court date

 Proof of Renewal

 $20.00

 Fail To Display Driver’s License

 521.025

 None

Show proof of valid driver’s license at time of offense. Prosecutor must make motion to dismiss.

 $10.00

Violate Driver’s License Restriction Or Endorsement

 521.221

 Before original court  date

DPS removes the restriction or endorsement  before original court date  OR  medical condition corrected by citation date.

 $10.00

 Driver’s License Fail to Report Change of Address/Name

 521.054

 20 working days from citation date

 Proof of Compliance

 $20.00 

Expired Inspection MVI

 548.605(b)

20 working days from citation date OR before original court date

 Proof of Compliance (only if 60 days expired or less) if more than 60 days expired, call the Court

$20.00

 Expired Registration MVR – (Plates)

 502.407(b)

20 working days from citation date OR before original court date

 Proof of Compliance with late registration penalty fee, only if 60 days expired or less

 $20.00

 License Plates Displayed, Altered, Unclean Or Obscured

 502.049

 Before original court date

 None

 $10.00

License Plates Operate Motor Vehicle Without Plates or With One Plate

 502.404

 Before original court date

Registration valid at time of offense and insignia attached to vehicle prior to original court date.

 $10.00

 Defective Equipment*Operate Vehicle in Unsafe Condition

 547.004

 Before original court date

 Proof of Compliance

 $10.00

Proof of compliance includes copies of receipts, driver’s license, and driver’s license renewal receipts.