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Preparing for Court
Items to Bring to Court
Before you come to court, here are the things you should bring with you:
  • Any documents that prove compliance with the judge's orders and/or sentencing
  • Any receipts regarding your case
    • Bond receipts
    • Cash bail receipts
  • Appropriate dress is required
    • No obscene slogans on clothing or hats
    • Shirt and shoes are required
  • Appearance letter and/or court documents
  • Do not use nicknames or an alias
    • Use the same spelling as listed on the documents related to the case and ensure spelling on the documents is correct, if they are not, please advise the court
  • Method of payment
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit card
    • Debit card
  • No cell phones
  • Proper identification
    • Driver's license
    • Passport
    • Texas ID
  • Provide the court with your current address and telephone number
  • Your copy of the citation

Failure To Appear 
If you fail to appear in court as ordered, the court may issue a warrant for your arrest and you can be jailed and/or fined. For more information, comments or questions, please contact the Municipal Court by calling (361) 777-4500.