Court

Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30-3:30 pm

Office: 116 E Haning St Court: 700 W Haning St Mailing: PO Box 518 HOWE, TX 75459

PHONE: 903-532-5571

FAX: 903-532-6320

HOWE MUNICIPAL COURT

Judge Britton Brooks

Court Clerk: Kerri Cheatham EMAIL: court@cityofhowe.org

SPEEDING CITATION FINE AMOUNT

PAY CITATION

10 MPH $263.90 11 MPH$266.90
12 MPH$269.9013 MPH$272.90
14 MPH$275.9015 MPH $308.90
16 MPH$313.9017 MPH$318.90
18 MPH $323.9019 MPH$328.90
20 MPH$333.9021 MPH$338.90
22 MPH$343.9023 MPH$348.90
24 MPH$353.9025 MPH$358.90
Speeding Citations of 25 MPH or over will be SUMMONED to Court. Court date on citation.

Payment Methods: We accept cash, checks, money orders, credit/debit. Make checks payable to ‘Howe Municipal Court’. Credit/debit card payments may be made online, click on the citation payment link below. *5% convenience fee for payments made with a card.

Special Instructions for JUVENILES / MINORS:

JUVENILES (16 & UNDER) – All defendants 16 years or younger are required to appear before the Judge with a parent or legal guardian. The court will send a summons by mail, to the address listed on the citation. The court date is on the citation.

MINORS (17-20) – Minors charged with alcohol / tobacco / drug paraphernalia / theft or disorderly conduct offenses must appear with a parent of legal guardian. The court will send a summons by mail, to the address listed on the citation. The court date is on the citation.

COMPLIANCE DISMISSALS

No Insurance (Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility) – Citations for no proof of insurance will be dismissed at no charge upon presentation to the court of proof that the driver of vehicle (if you had the owner’s permission to drive their vehicle) was covered by a valid liability insurance policy at the time cited. Insurance coverage will be verified.

Expired Registration – Court may dismiss with a $20.00 fee IF renewed within 20 business days of the citation, and you provide a copy of the registration receipt to the court.

Fail to display Registration – Court may dismiss with a $10.00 fee if registration was current and if registration is properly placed on vehicle.

Expired Driver’s License – Court may dismiss with a $20.00 fee, IF renewed within 20 business days of the citation, and you provide a copy of your new license to the court no later than your due date.

Fail to Display Driver’s License – Court may dismiss with a $10.00 fee upon presentation of a driver’s license that was valid at the time the citation was issued.

Fail to Report Change of Address / Name – Court may dismiss with a $20.00 fee if change of address is filed with DPS within 20 business days. Proof required.

Equipment Violation – Court may dismiss with a $10.00 fee if violation is corrected prior to appearance date listed on citation. Proof required. Not applicable if operation a commercial motor vehicle.