Municipal Court

                          To pay your citation onlineclick here

About Municipal Court:  Sansom Park Municipal Court, as a Court of Record, operates as the judicial branch of the City of Sansom Park.  As a judicial department, the Court processes cases in a fair and impartial manner. It is our privilege to serve you.

Mission:  Our mission is to provide effective and impartial administration of justice and exceptional customer service.  The court is committed to informing citizens of their options for administrative processing of cases; however, staff members are unable to offer legal advice.

 

FAQ’s:

Why isn’t there a court date on my citation?

Court dates are not printed on Sansom Park citations.  Defendants are given a period of 20 business days to make an initial appearance in person or by mail.

What if I have a Commercial Driver’s License?

You are not eligible for Deferred Disposition or a Driving Safety Course, and the offense will go on your driver record, if it is a moving violation.  You have the option of pleading not guilty and speaking with the prosecutor.

How long do I have to take care of this citation?

Twenty business days are allowed to make an initial appearance concerning a citation. The following are considered an initial appearance:  (a phone call does not constitute an appearance)

  • Defendant comes to the court office in person during business hours
  • Defendant submits the proper response through the mail

What payment options are available?

Payments can be made online (link is shown at the top of this page) with Visa or MasterCard only or made in person using the following acceptable payment options:

  • Cashiers Check payable to the City of Sansom Park
  • Credit/Debit card (Visa, MasterCard)
  • Money Order made payable to the City of Sansom Park
  • Personal check payable to the City of Sansom Park (Checks are NOT accepted for cases in warrant status)
  •  Payments made online will be reported as a conviction.

What is acceptable attire for a court appearance?

Acceptable dress is business casual.  No shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, hats, or sunglasses are accepted in the courtroom.

 

Helpful Links:

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) online License Eligibility system is available to help Texas drivers with:

  • Paying fees charged to you for your driver license suspension offenses
  • View compliance items needed to determine and understand your license eligibility
  • Track your driving eligibility status

Click here to connect to the link.  License Eligibility

Driver Responsibility Program:

The Driver Responsibility Program establishes a system that authorizes the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to assess surcharges to an individual based on certain traffic offenses that have occurred on or after September 1, 2003.  Individuals are notified by mail each time a surcharge is added to their driver record.  Surcharges are in addition to other fees and do not replace a suspension, revocation, denial, disqualification or cancellation resulting from the same conviction.

Click here to view more information.  Driver Responsibility Program

Click here to view your outstanding: Surcharge Penalties Balance

Click here to view:  Drivers License Eligibility

Click here to view outstanding: OMNI Fees Balance

Click here to obtain your:  Texas Driver Record

Municipal Court Clerk | Brittany Gross | email | 817-626-3791, ext. 100