Online Forms

Form
Deferred Disposition
Form
Driver Safety Course
Form
Driver Safety Course Affidavit
Form
30 Day Payment Plan
No Deferred Disposition
 Form
Court Hearing Request
     

Deferred Disposition


Deferred Disposition means that you plead guilty or no contest to the charge, but instead of a finding guilty at that time, the court, in its discretion, places you on probation for a period of time not to exceed 180 days. At the time you are placed on deferred disposition/probation, you will be required to pay the fine and court costs and special expense/deferral fee as ordered by the Court. The court may also order additional conditions of the deferral. At the end of the deferred period, providing you have complied with the Court's order, you case will be dismissed and you will not have a conviction for that charge. However, if you violate the conditions of your deferred, this may result in a conviction.

This option is available to drivers who meet all of the following conditions:
  • Possess a valid Texas Driver's License
  • Are listed as a driver on a current insurance policy
  • Were not cited for 25 miles or more over the posted speed limit
  • Were not cited for 15 miles or more over the posted speed limit in a school or park zone
  • Were not cited while driving in a construction zone
  • Were at the time of the violation at least 25 years old or older
  • Does not possess a Commercial Driver's License

Driver Safety Course


If you are charged with a traffic offense under Subtitle C of the Transportation Code, you may request to take a driving safety course either in writing or appear at the court office before your initial court date. If you were operating a motorcycle, and request to take a driving safety course, you must take a motorcycle operator's training course.

At the time of your request, you must do the following:
  • Enter a plea of guilty or no contest
  • Possess a valid Texas driver's license
  • Are listed as a driver on a current insurance policy
  • Pay court costs and administration fee
  • Have not requested or taken a driving safety course for a traffic offense within the last 12 months
You are required to attend a driving safety course that has been approved by the Texas Education Agency or a motor cycle operator's course approved by the Department of Public Safety. Upon successfull completion of the approved course you must present evidence of successful completion of the course, the notarized affidavit, and your driving record to the Court on or before the 90th day.

Driver Safety Course Affidavit


Use this form...upon completion of driving safety course
Completed, notarized, and submitted along with the completion of the Driving safety course and the driving record

30 Day Payment Plan - No Deferred Disposition


If you are requesting additional time to pay your fine. You may submit a 30 day extension application. You must enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest and upon the Judges approval the fines and fees will be due in full with in thirty days.

Court Hearing Request 

If you would like to request a Court Hearing for a citation that you received in the City Watauga. This online hearing request can be used to reschedule the original  Court date assigned on the citation.  If you are unsure your citation is eligible to reschedule please contact the Court Staff.   If your case is currently in warrant status you must contact a Court Clerk to schedule a Court hearing as a bond may be required.

Once you have submitted your request for a court hearing you should expect to receive a response from the Court Staff with in two business days.  If you DO NOT receive a response within that time frame please contact the court.  

What if I can't pay for my citation  
If you are unable to pay the amount owed, without undue hardship to yourself or your depentent(s), you may request a hearing before the Judge to consider your ability to pay and discuss any non-monetary compliance options available to you.  Please contact the court for more information.