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La Vernia Municipal Court

The La Vernia Municipal court handles all Class C misdemeanors and city ordinance violations written by the La Vernia Police Department.

 

Lisa FloresCourt Clerk

830-779-4541 ext. 2

PO Box 225

La Vernia, TX 78121

Court Business hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm 

  • Court is one day a month at 9:00 a.m and located inside the La Vernia City Hall Council Chambers at 102 E. Chihuahua St. 

  • You may pay your citation prior to your court date.

  • The judge will only be available on the following court dates.

  • You must appear on the date that's stated on your citation.

 

2019 Court Dates

January 18, 2019

February 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

April 12, 2019

May 17, 2019

June 21, 2019

July 19, 2019

August 16, 2019

September 20, 2019

October 18, 2019

November 15, 2019

December 6, 2019

 

 

Court Information

  • Please allow 3 business days for the court to receive and process your citation

  • Your appearance date is noted on your citation just above your signature. It states that you promise to appear on or before the specified date.

  • Please note the clerk can handle transactions prior to your court date, however, if you wish to see the Judge, he will be available once per month on the specified court date.

Methods of Payment

You can now pay online!

You may pay your ticket online by clicking the link below.

The Pay Location code is 4349.

GovPayNet
  • Other methods of payment include cash, money order, cashier’s check and most major credit cards. No personal checks will be accepted.

  • To request a continuance, you must contact the court prior to your court date.

Schedule of Fines

Speeding - Court costs - $99.10

           Court costs in school zone - $124.10

           $7.00 per mph over posted speed unit

  • Disregarding official traffic control device - $224.10

  • Driving while license invalid/suspended - $319.00

  • No proof of financial responsibility - $319.00

  • Running a red light - $224.10

  • Running a stop sign - $224.10

  • No driver’s license - $219.00

  • Expired registration - $169.00

  • Parked in handicap zone - $569.00

  • Parked in prohibited area - $144.00

  • Unauthorized glass coating material - $169.00

  • Use of wireless communication device in a school zone - $299.10

  • Wrong color clearance lights - $144.00

  • Passing a school bus with red lights - $724.10

  • Mud flap violation - $209.10

If you do not see your violation listed above, please contact the court for further information.

 

Driving Safety Course (6 Hour Course)

If you were charged with a moving violation, you may be eligible to take a 6 hour course. If your violation occurred on a motorcycle, a motorcycle operation’s course may be taken but you must receive court approval prior to taking the course.

The violation will be dismissed if you successfully complete the driving safety course and submit the certified completion certificate along with a certified copy of your driving record issued by the Department of Public Safety within 90 days of approval date.

Eligibility

  • Have not taken the course within the 12 months preceding the date of violation
  • Have a valid Texas driver’s license or military identification card
  • Have current proof of insurance
  • Pay fees of $109.10 or $134.10 if offense was in a school zone

Disqualifications

  • Hold a commercial driver’s license
  • Speeding 25 mph or more over posted speed limit
  • Speeding in a construction zone while workers are present
  • Passing a school bus
  • Accident involving damage to a vehicle
  • Failed to give information and render aid

 

Deferred Disposition

You may request deferred disposition by contacting the court.

Juveniles

Juveniles under the age of 17 at the time of the offense are required by law to appear in person with
a parent or legal guardian before the Court.

Alternatives to the full payment of fines and fees

We urge you to 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 the Judge to consider your ability to pay. Please be prepared to provide documentation of your financial situation.

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