103 W. Main St.

PO Box 179

Richland, TX  76681

(903)362-3707

(903)362-1953 Court

No fax

richlandcity@hotmail.com

    

 

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Appearance & Plea by Mail

Juveniles (age 10-16) must appear at the municipal court accompanied by a

parent or guardian.

 

If you wish to plead Guilty or No Contest to the offense(s) charged, and pay the amount due, you may either pay by mail, pay in person at the Richland/Angus Municipal Court Office or pay online at  https://www.certifiedpayments.net Bureau Code 1800342; Docket Number is your Citation Number.

 

1.      For payment, contact the Court at (903) 362-1953 to learn the proper amount due.

2.       Circle a plea (either Guilty or No Contest) for each offense charged.

3.       Sign the statement on the line for Defendant’s Signature and

CLEARLY print your name and Citation #.

4.       Items that must accompany a Plea and Payment by MAIL:

A)     Check or money order made payable to the City of Richland

B)     Copy of your Driver’s License

C)     This form signed by you.

D)     Mail within 28 days to Richland/Angus Municipal Court, 103 W. Main St. PO Box 179, Richland, Texas 76681

Offense One

I hereby enter my plea of GUILTY or NO CONTEST (circle one) to Offense one charged on this citation, waive my right to a trail with or without a jury,

consent to judgement being entered against me and agree to pay the penalty prescribed for my offense.

Offense Two

I hereby enter my plea of GUILTY or NO CONTEST (circle one) to Offense two charged on this citation, waive my right to a trail with or without a jury,

consent to judgement being entered against me and agree to pay the penalty prescribed for my offense.

Offense Three

I hereby enter my plea of GUILTY or NO CONTEST (circle one) to Offense three charged on this citation, waive my right to a trail with or without a jury, consent to judgement being entered against me and agree to pay the penalty prescribed for my offense.

 

 

 


Defendant’s Signature

 


PRINT NAME and CITATION #


CITY OF RICHLAND

CITY OF ANGUS

MUNICIPAL COURT

The Honorable Connie Hickman, Municipal Judge

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


PO Box 179, 103 West Main

Richland, Texas 76681

                                                Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM—2:00 PM

Court: (903) 362-1953

Email: courtclerk@richlandtexas.org

 Website: www.richlandtexas.org NO FAX

 

SCHEDULE OF ACCEPTABLE FINES

Citations are considered delinquent after 28 days.

Fines for ANY violation for speeding 25 mph or over, ANY violation for CDL holder, ANY violation committed in a construction zone with workers present, or ANY violation not listed below must be obtained by contacting the court.

 

NOTE: COURT COST ARE MANDATED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS AND ARE INCLUDED IN THESE FINES.

 

A TELEPHONE CALL IS NOT CONSIDERED AN APPEARANCE.

Speeding – 1 to 14 mph over limit ………………   $262.00

                    15 to 24 mph over limit……………..   $282.00

                  25 mph and more………………call the court

Wrong Side of the Road ………………………..    $234.00

Fail to Signal                                            ……        $219.00

Illegal/Unsafe/Improper turn  …..                       $219.00

Failure to Control Speed              …..                  $334.00

Unsecured Child (under 8)…                 ………       $234.00

No Proof of Liability Insurance/FMFR         ………$281.00

Fail to Dim Headlights                                 ……… $184.00

Failure to Wear Seatbelt                                            $184.00

Racing ………………………………………………$334.00

Permitting Unlicensed Person or Minor to Drive …..$284.00

Failure to Yield Right of Way to Emergency Vehicle $334.00

Operate Vehicle with Child in Open Bed                  $334.00

Run stop sign                                                            $234.00

Expired Vehicle Registration      $219.00

Failure to Drive in Single Lane      $234.00

Unapproved Window Coating/Tint      $234.00

Driving While License Invalid/DWLI      $634.00

Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection      $164.00

Failed to Yield Right of Way      $234.00

Open Container ………………………………$334.00    Failure to Appear …………………………..$614.00

 

 

 

Unless a final judgment of conviction has been entered in your case, you have the right to enter a plea or go to trial on any offence charged.

 

You may contact the court if you are unable to pay the amount owed without undue hardship to yourself or your dependents. You may request a hearing before a Judge to consider your ability to pay and request any non-monetary compliance options available to you. You should be prepared to explain and document your financial situation to the court.


Driver Safety Course—An Option for Dismissal of Certain Moving Traffic Offense Charges

 

Contact the Court at (903) 362-1953 to learn if you are eligible and to determine the proper amount to send with your request.

I hereby acknowledge that in order to take an approved driving safety course as authorized under Art. 45.0511 of the Code of Criminal Procedure in lieu of conviction being entered on my driving record that:

1.       I, the undersigned, do hereby enter a plea of No Contest or Guilty (circle one) to the offense charged and waive any further hearing before this Court.

2.       I hold a valid Texas Driver’s License or Permit.

3.       I must enclose or present proof to the Court of Financial Responsibility.

4.       My driving record does not indicate successful completion of a driving safety course within the past twelve (12) months from date of offense.

5.       I understand that I must pay a fee and request a certified copy of my driving record from the Department of Public Safety (DPS).

6.       I understand that I have ninety (90) days to take a driving safety course approved by the Texas Education Agency and to present a uniform

certificate of course completion as evidence.

7.       I understand that noncompliance with any portion of Part 2 through 6 listed above, with require that I appear at a show cause hearing: and if I fail to

appear that show cause hearing, the Court will impose the fine and issue a Capias Pro Fine Warrant for my arrest.

8.       I understand that when I have completed the driving safety course and

returned the Uniform Certificate of Completion and Certified Copy of my Driving Record to the Court, the Court will dismiss my traffic offence.

9.       I must enclose or pay the court processing fees at the time of my request. These are not refundable. If mailing this form, contact the Court at (903) 362-1953 for the proper amount to send with your request.

10.   I solemnly swear or affirm that I am not currently in the process of taking a driving safety course and have not completed a course that is not yet

reflected on my driving record.

11.   I understand this form must be NOTARIZED.

YOU MUST BE APPROVED BY THE COURT BEFORE TAKING THE DRIVER'S SAFETY COURSE.

 

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                                                              Defendant’s Signature

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME this the                 day of

                               ,                     

 

(SEAL)                                                                                           

Items that must accompany a request by MAIL:                             NOTARY PUBLIC

    Check or money order made payable to the City of Richland.

    Copy of your proof of liability insurance.

    Copy of your valid Texas Driver's License.                             Citation #    __________________                    

    This form signed above by you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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