Dismissals

IMPORTANT: CAREFULLY READ THE PAGES FOR "I GOT A CITATION! WHAT DO I DO?" AND "RESOLVING YOUR CITATION" 

Certain violations may be dismissed after you meet certain requirements and pay a compliance fee. Payment is due when written proof of compliance is received.

Expired Motor Vehicle Registration

You may present proof of current registration to the Court Clerk on or before the court date listed on your citation. If you pay a late registration fee to the county, your registration receipt must reflect that the late registration penalty fee is paid. You will still owe a compliance fee to the Court. The compliance fee is $20.00. ** IF MORE THAN 60 DAYS HAS PASSED SINCE EXPIRATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION, YOU NEED TO COME TO COURT ON YOUR COURT DATE.

Expired Driver's License

You may present proof of your valid driver’s license renewal to the Court Clerk on or before the court date listed on your citation or within 20 days after the date of your citation, whichever is later.  The compliance fee is $20.00.

Failure to Change Address or Name on Driver's License

You may present proof of address or name correction to the Court Clerk on or before the court date listed on your citation or within 20 days after the date of your citation, whichever is later.  The compliance fee is $10.00.

Other Violations Subject to Compliance Dismissals

  • Operating motor vehicle without proof of valid driver's license
  • Operating motor vehicle without proof of valid insurance
  • Operating motor vehicle without license plate or one plate
  • Displaying altered, unclean or obscured license plate
  • Violating driver’s license restriction or endorsement
  • Operating vehicle with defective equipment

Contact the Court Clerk for more information regarding compliance dismissals. 281-351-7894.