Juveniles (persons who are under the age of 17)
If you are classified as a Juvenile under Texas State law and changed with a traffic or criminal violation, you must appear
in Court with a parent or legal guardian. You may also bring a lawyer, however the presence of your parent or legal guardian is still required. You may view your open cases online at our online court records site
Minor (persons who are over 16 years of age but under 21 years of age)
- Juveniles who fail to appear as ordered may have an additional charge of Failure to Appear filed against them.
- Juveniles who fail to appear or fail to pay their fine will be reported to DPS who will suspend or deny issuance of a driver's license.
- If a Juvenile disobeys a court order, the court may order DPS to suspend or deny the issueance of a driver's license of find the child in contempt and assess a fine not to exceed $500. If non-traffice offense, the court may refer the case to juvenile court for contempt.
- Juveniles who are now 17 years of age that failed to appear at the date and time stated on thier summons may, after careful consideration and deemed accountable by the Judge, have a warrant issued for their arrest.
Any person under the age of 21 charged with alcohol or tobacco violations must appear
in open court. You may view your open cases online at our online court records site