Carefully consider all of your options before remitting payment in full for any citation.
If you are unable to pay the fine and cost for any reason you should come to court to explain those reasons to the Judge. A form is on the website to provide information to the Judge which will be considered in determining whether you should pay.
For more information visit How to Handle Your Ticket.
The Addison Municipal Court accepts the following forms of payment:
- Money Order
- Cashier's Check
- Personal Check (except for warrants)
- Most major credit cards (at the window with the owner of card present.)
PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH BY MAIL.
If your personal check is returned by the bank.
A $35 fee will be charged for all returned checks, regardless of the reason for return
Payment for returned checks and fees must be by cash, money order or cashier's check
Personal checks and credit cards will not be accepted to clear a returned check
It is the responsibility of the defendant to clear a returned check immediately
The Court may issue a warrant for your arrest if the matter is not resolved in a timely manner.
Credit card payments will not be accepted through the mail or over the telephone, except through our automated telephone attendant (see below). Unless you pay using the online service, you must appear in person at the Court to pay with a credit card (MasterCard or Visa for online). Third-party credit cards will not be accepted without the cardholder present.
Personal checks will not be accepted for any case that has an outstanding warrant.
To determine your fine amount and/or pay your citation online, go to pay online. You may sign up to take a Driving Safety Course online.
Payment Plan Online
If you have made an agreement to make payments with the Court, you may make your agreed partial payment online.
Please be Advised
Voluntary payment by mail or online will result in a conviction and will be reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety and may forfeit any right to request a Driving Safety Course or Deferred Disposition for possible dismissal of your citation. If you qualify, you can sign up to take a Driving Safety Course online.
Now You Can Pay Online
You can now pay your ticket or make a payment on your payment plan online. You can also sign up for Defensive Driving School or Deferred Disposition if you qualify.