The town operates a municipal court to adjudicate certain misdemeanors, including traffic citations and code violations. Court is usually conducted on the third Friday of each month, beginning at 9:00 a.m. In order to save time, and for convenience, those who wish to pay their fines may do so by coming to town hall during normal business hours. This will avoid having to appear before the judge in court and often waiting in a very long line. Those who are ordered to appear in court but fail to appear or pay their fines in advance, are liable for immediate arrest.

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The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C Misdemeanors and Town Ordinance violations that occur within the corporate limits of the Town of Fairview.

The Town provides 2 ways to pay your court fine:

           NOTE: For Defensive Driving or Deferred Disposition, you must contact the court - DO NOT PAY ONLINE. Bring a paper copy of Insurance for Defensive driving or Deferred.

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  • Pay at the Town Hall. The Town Hall is located at 372 Town Place, Fairview, TX. 75069. The court is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

You MUST wait three working days from the day you receive your citation before the Municipal Court is able to process any transactions. Prior to that time the court may not have your citation, and is unable to process any transaction until the original citation is received in the Court.


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The Town of Fairview Municipal Court accepts cash, check, money order, cashier's check, Mastercard and Visa.

Warrants are only payable by cash, money order, cashier's check, Mastercard and Visa. NO personal checks will be accepted for Warrants.




Deferred Disposition is a 90 day probation. You pay the full amount of the fine and an additional $20.00

Deferred disposition will not be an option in the following circumstances:

  • If you have had a deferred disposition granted in the last twelve (12) months
  • Citations for over 25 mph or more in a regular zone
  • Citations for over 20 mph in a school zone
  • Citations for defendants that hold or held a CDL license at the time of offense
  • Citations for an offense committed in a construction zone with workers present

Deferred disposition requirements for those under 25

  • Defendants under 25 years-old given a citation will be required to take a driving safety course.

Defendants with a provisional driver's license

  • If you have a provisional driver's license you will also be required to take an exam through the Department of Public Safety

Deferred Disposition Eligiblility Requirements

  • a valid Texas driver's license or permit
  • proof of financial responsibility or vehicle liability insurance in your name or with you as a listed driver
  • a plea of "guilty" or "no contest"
  • pay the fine plus an additional $20.00

Town of Fairview Municipal Court Fines (All fine amounts are subject to change without notice, and include all state court costs).

Traffic Violations
Disregard Traffic Control Device $252.00
Driver's License (dl) Violations: Driving with Invalid DL $337.00

Driver's License (dl) Violations: Fail to Change Address on DL 


Driver's License (dl) Violations: No DL

Driver's License (dl) Violations: Expired DL $197.00

Driver's License (dl) Violations: Restriction Code Violation


Driving on Wrong Side of Street or HWY


Driving Wrong Way on a One Way Street


Expired or No Inspection


Expired or No Registration


Failure To Provide Proof of Insurance 


Ran Stop Sign 


Failure To Wear Seatbelt 


Improper Pass To Right 


Unrestrained Child (Under 4 Yrs. Of Age) 

Unsafe Speed $319.00
Non-Traffic Violations

Alcohol, Consume While Driving




Fail To Appear


Minor Possession of Alcohol


Minor Possession of Tobacco


Misrepresentation of Age by Minor


Open Container


Parking - Handicapped Zone


Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Public Intoxication



Speeding Fines

 11 Miles Over Limit


12 Miles Over Limit


13 Miles Over Limit


14 Miles Over Limit


15 Miles Over Limit


16 Miles Over Limit


17 Miles Over Limit


18 Miles Over Limit


19 Miles Over Limit


20 Miles Over Limit


21 Miles Over Limit


22 Miles Over Limit


23 Miles Over Limit


24 Miles Over Limit


25 Miles Over Limit


26 Miles Over Limit


27 Miles Over Limit


28 Miles Over Limit


29 Miles Over Limit


30 + Miles Over Limit



You may be able to require that this charge be dismissed by successfully completing a driving safety course or a motorcycle operator training course. You will lose that right if, on or before your appearance date, you do not provide the court with notice of your request to take the course:

  • a valid Texas driver's license or permit;
  • proof of financial responsibility or vehicle liability insurance in your name or with you as a listed driver; a plea of "guilty" or "no contest";
  • have not completed a driving safety course within one year preceding the date of the current citation;
  • pay the court costs and applicable fees with a check, money order or cash before taking the driving safety course;
  • have not been cited with speeding 25 mph or more over the posted speed limit; and
  • If you have a commercial driver's license DSC is not an option.

You may request permission to take the course by mail by providing your Notarized plea of "guilty" or "no contest" and a waiver of a jury trial. You may request permission to take the course by mail by providing your Notarized plea of "guilty" or "no contest" ,  a waiver of a jury trial and have not taken a Defensive Driving course within the last twelve months.  

Mail this request, along with copies of your driver's license, proof of insurance, a copy of your citation, and state cost/fees of $144.00. before your court date

Municipal Court,
372 Town Place,
Fairview, TX 75069

Your request by mail must be received prior to the court date located on the citation. If applying by mail, please contact the court for the due date a few days after you have mailed the paperwork before taking the course. Upon receipt, you will have 90 days to successfully complete and return your documents to the court. Please note, if your citation is past due, you will not be eligible for a Driving Safety Course.

In order to show that you have successfully completed all the necessary requirements to have this charge dismissed from your record, you are required to obtain a copy of your driving record from the Texas Department of Public Safety. This must be a Type 3a Drivers Record. Once the Type 3a Driving Record has been obtained, please return it along with the certificate of your Defensive Driving Class to the court address stated above.

If you fail to complete any of the requirements by your due date, your case will be set for a Show Cause Hearing and a letter will be mailed to the address on your citation. If you fail to appear at the Show Cause Hearing, judgment will be imposed. You will have ten days from the hearing date to either pay or appeal the total judgment before a capias pro fine warrant is issued.








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