Ticket & Violation Fees
Please allow two working days for processing and filing before contacting the Bowie Municipal Court regarding a citation. Fines, costs, and fees will vary based on each case. All costs pertaining to your citation must be obtained from the court clerk. Contact us at 940-872-4392 for the total amount owed.
- Class C misdemeanor fine: State law violations up to $500
- City Ordinance violation fine: Up to $2,000
- Traffic fine: Maximum $200 for most traffic citations
Mitigating factors may lessen the fine amount even if you are found guilty of the offense. However, certain offenses may have aggravating circumstance that can increase the fine and costs / fees owed despite your plea of no contest.
Court costs are mandated by state law and vary depending on the type of offense alleged. Court costs may be incurred when:
Warrant fees in the amount of $50 will be added to each violation when a warrant for the defendant’s arrest is issued. Court costs will not be assessed against you if you are found not guilty following a trial on your case. The court has discretion to order that juror service fees be taxed as costs if the defendant is found guilty following a trial by jury.