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You may plead "No Contest" and waive a jury trial by paying the full amount of the fines and costs as shown on the Citation or on the following list. In the event of a conflict between the Citation and the following list, use the amount from the following list.  Please contact the City of Richmond Municipal Court at (281) 342-0578 with any questions.

City of Richmond Municipal Court Fine/Bond List Effective May 23, 2014

Speeding (1 To 10 Miles Over Maximum Limit)
Plus $3.00 Per Mile In Excess Of First 10 Miles. Plus Court Costs

$107.90

Cell Phone Communication in school zone

$299.00

Defective Equipment (lights, brakes, etc.)

$234.00

Disregard Railroad Crossings

$234.00

Disregard (ran) Red Light Or Stop Sign

$234.00

Drivers License (no DL Or Expired DL)

$204.00

Drivers License Restrictions

$204.00

Driving While License Invaild

$266.00

Expired License Plates (Registration)

$204.00

Fail Display Drivers License

$204.00

Fail Report Change Address On Drivers License

$204.00

Fail to Control Speed

$234.00

Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

$234.00

Fail Maintain Single Marked Lane

$234.00

Fail Yield Right Of Way

$234.00

Following Too Closely

$234.00

Illegal Parking

$ 92.00

Illegally Parked In Handicapped Space

$545.00

Parked in a Fire Zone

$245.00

Operate Motor Vehicle without Plates

$204.00

No Headlights When Required

$234.00

No Liability Insurance / FMFR

$366.00

Permit Unlicensed Person To Drive

$204.00

Seat Belt Violations (Driver/Passenger)

$229.00

Seat Belt (Unrestrained Child younger than 2)

$299.00

All Other Subtitle C, Rules Of Road Violations

$266.00

All Subtitle C, Rules Of Road Violations involving accidents

Add $ 25.00

Penal Offenses

Public Intoxication

$366.00

Assault Class C

$566.00

Theft Class C

$366.00

Possession Of Narcotics Paraphernalia

$566.00

Disorderly Conduct Charges

$566.00

Minor Possession Alcoholic Beverages / Tobacco

$566.00

Open Container in Motor Vehicle

$296.00

Loud Music/Noise

$266.00

City Code Violations

Juvenile Curfew Violations

$266.00

 

Dismissal of Charge upon Compliance

OFFENSE

STATUE

TIME TO COMPLY

REQUIREMENTS

FEE AMOUNT

Expired Driver’s License

521.026

20 working days from citation date OR before original court date

Proof of Renewal

$20.00

Fail To DisplayDriver’s License

521.025

None

Show proof of valid driver’s license at time of offense.Prosecutor must make motion to dismiss.

$10.00

Violate Driver’s License Restriction Or Endorsement

521.221

Before original court date

DPS removes the restriction or endorsement before original court date OR medical condition corrected by citation date.

$10.00

Driver’s License Fail to Report Change of Address/Name

521.054

20 working days from citation date

Proof of Compliance

$20.00

Expired Inspection MVI

548.605(b)

20 working days from citation date OR before original court date

Proof of Compliance (only if 60 days expired or less) if more than 60 days expired, call the Court

$20.00

Expired RegistrationMVR – (Plates)

502.407(b)

20 working days from citation date OR before original court date

Proof of Compliance

$20.00

License Plates Displayed, Altered, Unclean Or Obscured

502.049

Before original court date

None

$10.00

License Plates Operate Motor Vehicle Without Plates on With One Plate

502.404

Before original court date

Registration valid at time of offense and insignia attached to vehicle prior to original court date.

$10.00

Defective Equipment*Operate Vehicle in Unsafe Condition

547.004

Before original court date

Proof of Compliance

$10.00

Operate Vehicle with Defective Required Equipment (Or in Unsafe Condition)