How to Handle Your Citation

Appearance Dates

  • Citation (Ticket): You must appear at the Rowlett Municipal Court or otherwise resolve your citation within 15 days from the date of offense.  
  • Released on Bond: You must appear within 15 days from release date or at the scheduled court date listed on the bond.
  • Complaint Filed: You will be notified by summons via mail of your date and time to appear

Appearance Requirements

  • You may choose to hire an attorney to represent you, but you are not required to.  
  • Picture identification will be required (state issued ID or Driver's License is acceptable).
  • Attorney's will be required to present their state issued Bar Card in addition to a picture ID.
  • Juveniles (defendants under the age of 17 at the time of offense) must appear before the Judge in court with a parent or legal guardian.  
  • Dress Code requirements apply.

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