Court Fine List

FINE PAYMENT INFORMATION

Please be advised all court ordered fines, fees and penalties must be paid in full on the day of court. This includes defensive driving and dismissal fees. Failure to pay on the day of court may result in a warrant for your arrest.

All fine/fee amounts are subject to change without notice....(As of September 1, 2019 citations are subject to a $20.00 increase per the legislative updates).

Call 972-205-2330 or email us to confirm your fine/fee amount. Failure to pay fines / fees or to appear or respond by mail within 12 days of receiving a citation may result in a warrant for your arrest, may prevent you from renewing your driver’s license and may result in additional fees assessed.

MPH OVER POSTED LIMIT
NON-SCHOOL ZONE
CONSTRUCTION ZONE
SCHOOL ZONECONSTRUCTION ZONE
(WORKERS PRESENT)
1-10$213$300$238$308
11$216$303$241$311
12$219$306$244$314
13$222$309$247$317
14$225$312$250$320
15$228$315$253$323
16$231$318$256$326
17$234$321$259$329
18$237$324$262$332
19$240$327$265$335
20$243$330$268$335
21$246$333$271$341
22$249$336$274$344
23$252$339$277$347
24$255$342$280$350
25$258$345$283$353

An additional $3.00 will be added for every mile over 10 mph.   

The fine amount will increase by $50.00, not to exceed the maximum amount allowed by state law, if no appearance within 12 calendar days from the date of the offense. Failure to pay fines/ fees or to appear or respond by mail within 12 days of receiving a citation may result in a warrant for your arrest, may prevent you from renewing your driver’s license and may result in additional fees assessed.

Payments:

Please make all check payments payable to the City of Garland Municipal Court. You may also pay your fines in person using your credit card at the Court Building, there will be a 3.5% or a minimum of $3.50 per transaction, or you can pay using the Court Website, and there will be a 3.5% or a minimum of $3.50 per transaction as well as pay by phone with a 5% or a minimum of $5 per transaction.


Other Offenses and Fines

  • Animal Running at Large: $187
  • Barking Dog: $187
  • Disregard Stop Sign: $215
  • Drive with License Expired: $300
  • Fail to Signal-Changing Lanes: $215
  • Fail to Stop and Leave ID - Attended Vehicle: $200
  • Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility: $265
  • Failure to Report Change of Address to Austin: $265
  • Handicapped Parking: $519
  • No Commercial DL (49 CFR 383): $356
  • No Parking Any Time: $29
  • No Seat Belt Over 15 years of age (Passenger) $184
  • No Valid Driver’s Licence - Class C Vehicle: $235
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: $370
  • Public Intoxication: $381
  • Stop Signal - Crosswalk: $215
  • Assault by Contact-Simple Assault: $450
  • Cell Phone use - School Zone: $299
  • Disregard Traffic Control Device: $215
  • Drive with License Suspended - $506
  • Fail to Stop Before Turning Right on Red: $285
  • Failure to Display DL Upon Demand: $230
  • Failure to Maintain Fiscal Responsiblity 2nd or subsequent offense: $561
  • Faulty Weather Protection Paint: $327
  • High Grass: $158
  • No Current Rabies Tags Displayed on Dog: $187
  • No Seat Belt Over 15 Years of age: $184
  • No Turn Signal - Turning Left or Right: $215
  • No Valid Registration: $178
  • Permit a Nuisance: $302
  • Red Light Stop Line: $280
  • Stop Sign - Unmarked Intersection: $215

If you need a fine amount that has not been stated, or if you need to speak with a clerk (Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm), please call our automated telephone system at 972-205-2330.