Dismissals

On or before the initial appearance date on the Citation, the following offenses may be dismissed by providing proof and paying the dismissal fine/fee (if applicable).  For Failure to Maintain Proof of Financial Responsibility (Insurance) for the date and time violation occurred see below.

Compliance Dismissals

  • Expired Registration – $20.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Present proof of renewed registration with evidence of the penalty fee paid within 20 working days from the date of the offense.
  • Expired Driver’s License – $20.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Present evidence of renewed driver’s license within 20 working days from the date of the offense.
  • License Plates – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee (For the offense of not having both a front and/or rear license plate attached).
    Present the vehicle to an officer, having the officer verify and sign off that the plate(s) is/are attached correctly to the vehicle or trailer.
  • Obscured License Plates – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee .
    Present the vehicle to an officer, having the officer verify and sign off that defect remedied.
  • Change of Name or Address – $20.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Present evidence that name or address has been updated before the appearance date listed on the citation.
  • Driver’s License Endorsements – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Present evidence that the driver’s license endorsement was imposed because of a physical condition that was surgically or otherwise medically corrected before the date of offense, or was in error; The Department of Public Safety (DPS) removes the restriction or endorsement before the appearance date listed on the citation.
  • Equipment Violations – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    If the offense does not involve a commercial motor vehicle, present the vehicle to an officer, have the officer verify and sign off that defect remedied before the appearance date listed on the citation.
  • Expired Handicap Parking Placard – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Renew the placard on or before the appearance date listed on the citation, proof provided.  

Other Dismissals

  • Fail to Display Drivers License – $10.00 Dismissal Fine/Fee.
    Upon presentation of a Driver License that was issued to the defendant, appropriate for that type of vehicle operated, and valid at the time of the offense.
  • Failure to Maintain Proof of Financial Responsibility (Insurance).
    Present Proof of Financial Responsibility (Insurance) for the date and time  the violation occurred, such as a valid insurance card or insurance policy.  Your documents must then be verified by the Court Clerk before it can be dismissed.  Upon verification, there is no fine/fee.  Note: Insurance policies must cover those who use the vehicle with express or implied permission of the named insured; therefore, even if an individual has a No Valid Driver License offense, that individual may be covered if he/she was using the insured vehicle with the express or implied permission of the named insured. 
  • You may mail or bring Proof of Financial Responsibility to the Court at 2425 8th Street in Ingleside, Texas.
  • You may email Proof of Financial Responsibility to this email address: IMC@inglesidetx.gov.  
  • Or, you may upload Proof of Financial Responsibility by clicking here: Document Submission Form

Please note that this page may not contain a complete list and subject to change without notice.

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