Failure to Appear

Consequences


Failure to appear or answer to the court may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest. A $50 fee is incurred on each offense when a warrant is issued. If you failure to appear, you will receive a Class C misdemeanor offense warrant, which is added to the state’s criminal database. For more information about this process or to see a list of people with warrants, please view the Texas Public Records website.

Once the arrest warrant is issued, you are subject to arrest by any agency that confirms the warrant for your arrest. An arrest warrant will remain active until the fines and fees have been paid or a bond has been posted for your arrest.

Resolving a Warrant


Resolve a warrant prior to arrest by contacting the Bowie Municipal Court at 940-872-4392.