Traffic & General Citations

If you received a traffic or general citation, you can handle your ticket in several ways. If you choose to enter a “no contest” or “guilty” plea, you can:

If you choose to enter a “not guilty” plea:

Contest the citation online


Learn how to contest the citation by mail or in person »


Fine Schedule(s)

Public Notice of Fine Schedule Changes Effective Sept. 22, 2022

As a result of required changes to court costs, fees, and fines mandated during the 2019 Texas Legislative Session the following updated fine schedule(PDF, 772KB) applies.

To view a list of violations and related fine information for Class C criminal offenses filed with the Fort Worth Municipal Court prior to Jan 1, 2020, see below schedules:

Sept. 1, 2019 thru  December 31, 2019 please review the following fine schedule.(PDF, 1MB)

 Jan 1, 2014 to August 31, 2019 please review the following fine schedule(PDF, 217KB).

Oct. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2013 please review the following fine schedule(PDF, 480KB)

To determine the fine for a violation prior to Oct. 1, 2010 please contact the Municipal Court.