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
Note: 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.