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College Station Municipal Court

College Station Municipal Court has jurisdiction over fine-only offenses that have been committed within the College Station city limits. These offenses include Class C Misdemeanors, traffic offenses, and city ordinances. If your ticket does not appear online, call the court during normal business hours 979-764-3683.

Citations
After receiving a citation, you must respond to the court within 10 working days from the issue date of the violation. Allow three business days for the case to be filed with the court. Appearance can be by counsel, mail or in person by the person to whom the citation was issued. A 24-hour drop box is located in front of the court building, left of the entrance (do not put cash in the drop box).

Warrant Information
For cases in which a warrant is outstanding, you must pay the full amount of the warrant; the warrant will remain active until the next working day, when it will be lifted.

Court Dates
Court dates can be scheduled at the Municipal Court in person or by mail within 10 days of the issue date of the citation. A mailed request must include the following: full name and signature, mailing address, your phone number, and copy of the citation. (Court dates are not scheduled by phone.) To reschedule a missed court date, the judge may require that you post a cash bond.

Plea Information

 

There are three plea options when charged with an offense:

  • No Contest (Nolo Contendere); means you do not contest or dispute the charge filed against you.
  • Guilty; means that you admit to the charge filed against you.
  • Not Guilty; means you deny guilt or that you have a legal defense related to the charge filed against you. 

A REQUEST FOR DEFERRED DISPOSITION OR DRIVING SAFETY COURSE MAY NOT BE PROCESSED OR PAID FOR ON-LINE.


YOU MAY NOT PAY FOR YOUR CITATION ONLINE THEN REQUEST DEFERRED DISPOSITION OR DEFENSIVE DRIVING FROM THE COURT.


IF YOU ARE MAKING A PAYMENT ON A PAYMENT EXTENSION YOU MUST SELECT PLAN PAYMENT AND YOU MUST PAY THE MINIMUM AMOUNT DUE FOR YOUR MONTHLY PAYMENT.


IF YOU ARE A JUVENILE (UNDER AGE 17) YOU MUST APPEAR WITH A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN BEFORE THE JUDGE IN OPEN COURT, THEREFORE YOU MAY NOT PAY YOUR TICKET ONLINE.


IF YOU ARE A MINOR (AGE 17) AND RECEIVED A TOBACCO CHARGE YOU MUST APPEAR IN OPEN COURT, THEREFORE YOU MAY NOT PAY YOUR TICKET ONLINE.


IF YOU ARE A MINOR (AGE 17 TO 20) AND RECEIVED AN ALCOHOL CHARGE YOU MUST APPEAR IN OPEN COURT, THEREFORE YOU MAY NOT PAY YOUR TICKET ON-LINE.

 

 

ONLINE PAYMENTS MADE AFTER MIDNIGHT WILL SHOW AS THE NEXT DAY'S WORK, AND ON WEEKENDS WILL BE PROCESSED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.  THEREFORE IF YOU HAVE AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT IT WILL REMAIN ACTIVE UNTIL THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WHEN THE PAYMENT IS POSTED.