This notice is furnished to you by the Municipal
Court of the City of Bastrop, Texas, to assist you in making a decision
on the charge(s) filed against you. ALL MINOR IN POSSESSION charges
require parent accompaniment.
IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE CHARGE(S) BY THE APPEARANCE DATE
SHOWN ON THE CITATION, AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE CAN BE FILED AGAINST YOU
FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR VIOLATION OF PROMISE TO APPEAR AND WARRANTS WILL BE ISSUED FOR YOUR ARREST.
IF YOU WISH TO ENTER A PLEA OF GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE.
A plea of Nolo Contendere means that you do not contest the State’s
charge(s) against you. Entering either plea indicates that you agree to
waive appearance before the Court for trial and pay the fine as stated
on the Offense and Fines List.
IF YOU WISH TO ENTER A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY AND DESIRE A
TRIAL: The Court will send you a notice of your trial date within 2
weeks. If you have not heard from the clerk within a month, please
If you been charged with Assault Family Violence, Class C Misdemeanor, you must appear in front of the judge.
Under the laws of the State of Texas, you may be able to request a moving violation charge be dismissed by taking a driving safety course. HOWEVER, YOU WILL LOSE THAT RIGHT If you do NOT provide written notice to the Court on or before your appearance date (as shown on your citation) of your desire to do so. (Please read eligibility requirements on Defensive Driving Request.)
*Warning: Person fails to pay or satisfy a
judgment ordering the payment of a fine and cost in the manner ordered
by the Court, the person may be denied renewal of the person’s Driver’s
Phone calls do NOT
constitute as an appearance. You MUST make written contact with the
Court on or before your appearance date if you cannot appear in person.
If your offense if not listed, contact the Court.