Once you have entered a plea of "no contest" or "guilty" to each violation you may then pay your fines. When you plead no contest or guilty to violations charged against you, you must make full payment for fines owed.
For fine amounts please contact the court. Please note, If you are not sure of the violation charge or the fine due, a court clerk will assist you at the window or speak with a court clerk at 281.337.6297. Court Clerks are available during regular business hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5: 30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 - 12 p.m.
Please allow 3 business days for a citation to be filed with the Dickinson Municipal Court.
CASH, CREDIT, CHECK, CASHIERS CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
Mail your payments in the form of money orders, personal checks or cashier's check. A plea of "no contest" or "guilty" must be entered.
Pay by phone at 855.201.6472 with accepted major credit card
Night drop box located on the south side entrance to Dickinson City Hall PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE CASH
MONEY ORDER, PERSONAL CHECKS OR CASHIERS CHECKS
Make your check or money order payable to Dickinson Municipal Court in the full amount due. If you mail in your payment write your ticket number on the check or money order along with your driver’s license number and date of birth. Sign and submit you plea located on the citation. Please indicate if you have an address change. The court has the right to deny any check or money order.
PAY IN PERSON
If payment is made in person, only the individual who has received the citation can pay with his or her check no second party checks will be accepted. Money orders will be accepted only from the individual who received tickets with proper identification. Your plea will also be required at the time of payment. The court has the right to deny any check or money order.
PAY WITH CREDIT CARD
We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Additional fees will be assessed for using this service. Alternately, you may call our payment line at 855.201.6472 and make your payment by phone with a major credit card.
This system will give you a verbal receipt number. Your payment will be recorded as a plea of no contest. If you need case information, please call 281.337.6297 for spanish call 281.337.6266.
PARTIAL PAYMENTS OR LATE PAYMENTS
If you do not plead on all charges shown on the ticket by the appearance date, you will have an addition charge of Failure to Appear or Violation promise to appear and placed on a Non-Appearance docket to appear before a Judge.
Payment received late will be accepted and posted. You will be notified by mail at the address shown on your ticket if additional fines apply & will be placed on a Show Cause hearing for failing to comply with court orders.
PAYMENT EXTENSIONS OR PAYMENT PLANS
If you cannot afford to pay, you must go to a court location to request an extension or payment plan to pay fines. Only the individual who received the violation can request for extension or payment plan. Payment plans will be assessed an additional fee to be determined when payment is made for each violation. If payment plan or extension over 30 days an addition fees will be assessed. Once an extension or payment plan has been granted someone else can make payments to your account, but the responsibility is still on the defendant to make payments in a timely matter.
Before an extension or payment plan is granted, a Time Payment or Extension Application Form (PDF) must be completed. Entire form must be filled out and all information on the application is subject to verification by the court. If any information submitted is found to be false, the application will be denied.
Filing false information with the court is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a maximum fine up to $4,000.
Getting Specific Information about Your Fine
Fine information is provided on the back of your ticket. If your violation is not available on the back of your ticket you can call our office at 281.337.6297. You will need to know your citation number or your drivers' license number.