How long do I have to take care of my citation?
You will have twenty-five (25) days from the date of issuance to decide how you would like to dispose of your citation. Your decision must be in writing and presented in person to a clerk at City Hall.

Some options may become unavailable if you miss your appearance date. We grant a 10-day grace period prior to warrant issuance to account for items that are mailed. Please be aware, if you have mailed in your plea and we receive it after the appearance date, you may receive a delinquency notice. These are automatically generated for each citation the day after the initial appearance date.

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1. What are my rights in Municipal Court?
2. If I’ve received a citation, what are my options?
3. How do I keep this violation from appearing on my driving record?
4. How long do I have to take care of my citation?
5. There is an appearance date on my citation. Does this mean I am scheduled to see the judge?
6. What if I was given a citation by a DPS officer or the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office?
7. What is acceptable attire for a court appearance?
8. Who may represent me in court?
9. What if I cannot make my scheduled court date?
10. What is my duty as a juror?
11. How was I selected as a juror?
12. Am I eligible to be a juror?
13. Who can be excused from jury service?
14. What is the difference between criminal and civil cases?
15. Will I be paid for being a juror?
16. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?
17. Are there rules about jury conduct?