Information about Traffic Cases

Traffic Citations May Be Paid Online

Options for Responding to a Traffic Citation

Dismissal for Driving Safety Course

Dismissal for Driving Safety Course with Child Safety Seat Instruction

Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility
(No Automotive Liability Insurance)

Expired License, Registration, and Safety Inspection Cases

Juveniles with Traffic Tickets


Failure to Appear on Your Court Date

New Trial and Appeal

Methods of Payment

Traffic Ticket Reply Form

More Forms for Traffic Cases

General Information

This information is furnished to you to provide basic information relative to the law governing procedures for traffic cases in the Harris County Justice Courts.

The Harris County Justices of the Peace and the Clerks of the Harris County Justice Courts are not allowed to give legal advice. You are urged to review the applicable laws and to consult an attorney of your choice for further information or answers to specific legal questions.

You have the right to a trial by a jury and to be represented by an attorney of your choice, or to represent yourself.

Traffic offenses, generally, are punishable by a fine of not more than $200.00 and all costs of court.

Disclaimer: The law is constantly changing and there may be times when the information on this web site will not be current. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. This information is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.