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Inclement Weather / Case Exceptions

The City of Houston Municipal Courts remains open today, Thursday, July 12, 2012; however, those individuals who are scheduled to appear in court and are unable to make a court appearance due to inclement weather will have the opportunity to reset their case(s).

If you are scheduled for arraignment (first appearance):
To reschedule your case(s) you must appear in person, at any Municipal Court location, beginning Friday, July 13, 2012 through Monday, July 16, 2012.

There are various options available online and by mail:

You may request a trial setting.
You may request the Driving Safety Course (DSC) by mail.
You may submit your proof of compliance by mail.
You may pay your fines online.

Visit the court’s website at www.houstontx.gov/courts to download the forms needed for each option. We will accept items postmarked through Monday, July 16, 2012 for these requests.

If you are scheduled for trial:
Resets will be given in person at all court locations beginning Friday, July 13, 2012 through Monday, July 16, 2012. Citizens are reminded that payments can be made as follows:

Online at http://www.houstontx.gov/courts/HowDoIPayMyTicket.html
Western Union
By Mail (P.O. Box 4996, Houston, Texas 77210-4996)

If individuals fail to reset their cases or fail to resolve their case by Monday, July 16, 2012, a warrant for your arrest may be issued.

Contact:
Barbara E. Hartle
Director and Presiding Judge
Municipal Courts

Gwendolyn Goins
Public Information Officer
713.247.4114
www.houstontx.gov/courts

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