Municipal Court

Mission


To provide a forum for justice to ensure that all citizens served by the City of Fate Municipal Court are treated fairly and equally while following the guidelines provided for due process of law. To properly administer this function, the Court must schedule offenders wishing to be heard by the Judge to appear before the Court, adjudicate the trial, collect the fines and fees from those found guilty, and issue warrants of arrest where the offender has not paid or appeared in the Court.
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User Notice


The Fate Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C Misdemeanors and City Ordinance Violations that occur within the corporate city limits and are punishable by fine only. Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Fate Municipal Court. However, neither the Court nor the City of Fate makes any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information herein, and is not responsible for errors or omissions, or for results obtained from the use of this information. Distribution of the information does not constitute such a warranty. Use of the information is the sole responsibility of the user.
  1. Compliance Dismissals

    Discover cases when you are eligible for a case to be dismissed.

  2. Deferred Disposition

    Deferred disposition is a way of having your citation dismissed after satisfactory completion of a probationary period during which no additional convictions are received, and after all requirements imposed in the deferred order are satisfied.

  3. Driving Safety Course

    Under the laws of the State of Texas, you may be able to request that one traffic violation charge be dismissed upon satisfactory completion of a driving safety course and all conditions imposed. You must first obtain permission from the Court prior to taking a driving safety course.

  4. Forms and Resources

    Forms and Resources

  5. Payment of Fines

    Learn how to pay your court fines. You can pay in person, by mail, or online.

  6. Plea Information

    Your decision on what plea to enter is the most important decision you will have to make.