FAILURE TO APPEAR for your hearing or FAILURE TO PAY OR MAKE ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS may result in the issuance of a warrant for your arrest, a charge of Failure to Appear (see Texas Penal Code 38.10) is punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 plus costs and fees, and additional warrant fees assessed to your original charges.
Court dates are typically scheduled for the first and third Thursday of the month at 3:00 pm. You must be scheduled on the docket prior to appearing in court.
Re-Scheduling Court Dates
You are allowed a one-time re-schedule of your court date. To receive the re-set you must provide a written request to the court stating your name, your citation number, the date you wish your case to be re-set to, and your signature. The request must be received by the court prior to your scheduled court time. The court will only approve one re-set and the court will only approve a postponement for one court date later.
Requesting a Court Date
If for any reason you need to request an additional court date beyond your scheduled court date you must provide a written request to the court stating your name, your citation number, the date you wish your case to be re-set to, and your signature.