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City of Lake Worth Municipal Court of Record

3805 Adam Grubb
Lake Worth, Texas 76135
Phone: 817-255-7910


Compliance Dismissals

Find information regarding compliance dismissals below.  You will be required to appear in the court office with the required proof of correction or to mail in the Compliance Dismissal Form, the required proof of correction, and fee by your appearance date.  Incomplete or late requests will be denied.
 Offense  “Get Proof  to Court  by” Date  Required Proof for Dismissal  Dismissal  Fee
 Operate motor  vehicle  without  license plates or  with one plate  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. Copy of registration receipt from County showing LP  No. for  vehicle listed on citation was registered prior to  offense date
 2. Vehicle must have both plates on the vehicle when  you come  to court
 $10.00
 Expired Motor  Vehicle  Registration  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. Copy of registration receipt from County showing LP No. for  vehicle listed on citation was registered on or before the  appearance date
 2. Registration receipt must show proof of payment of late  registration fee (penalty fee) to county assessor-collector, if  required by the County.  If statement signed affirming “No  Citation  was Issued” then violation will not be dismissed
 3. If new plates were issued to the vehicle you must provide proof  tying old plate number to new plate number
 $20.00
 Display altered,  unclean, or  obscured license  plates  Appearance  date on the  citation  Correct license plates must be placed on vehicle, must be  unaltered, and/or must not be obscured  $10.00
 Expired driver’s  license  Appearance  date on the  citation  Provide copy of online payment receipt for renewal or copy of  renewed DL on or before your appearance date  $20.00
 Failed to report  name or address  on DL  Appearance  date on the  citation  Copy of online payment receipt for correction or copy of updated  DL on or before your appearance date  $20.00
 Violate driver’s  license  restriction  or  endorsement  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. If the endorsement was imposed because of a physical condition  that was surgically or otherwise medically corrected before the date  of offense, or in error and that fact is established by the defendant  and the endorsement was removed from DL prior to the appearance  date
 2. Copy of DL with restriction or endorsement removed
 $10.00
 Operate vehicle  with defective  required  equipment (or in  unsafe condition)  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. Receipt for replacement of part or repair (must identify vehicle  listed on citation)
 2. See list below
 3. This dismissal does not apply to commercial vehicles
 $10.00
 Expired inspection  (less than 60 days  expired)  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. Copy of passed inspection report showing vehicle’s LP number.
 2. If vehicle registered in a non-emissions county – receipt for  inspection must include the vehicle’s LP number
 Note: Dismissal will not be granted to inspections expired more  than 60 days
 $20.00
 Failure to Display  Driver’s License  Appearance  date on the  citation  Copy of current (and valid) driver’s license issued prior to the  offense date  $10.00
 Operate vehicle  without  registration  insignia properly  displayed  Appearance  date on the  citation  1. Copy of registration receipt from County showing LP No. for  vehicle listed on citation was registered on or before the  appearance date
 2. Registration insignia must be properly displayed on vehicle  when you appear in court
 $10.00
 Expired Disabled  Parking Placard  Appearance  date on the  citation  Proof of renewal of disabled parking placard on or before the  appearance  $20.00


Compliance Dismissal Form

Some Defective Equipment Violations – This list is the most common offenses and should not be considered comprehensive.

  • Exhaust Emission system
  • Head lamps (lights)
  • Headlight beam indicator
  • License plate lamp (lights)
  • Mirror violation
  • Muffler violation
  • Obstructed view through window(s)
  • Parking brakes
  • Parking lamps (lights)
  • Sunscreening Device (unauthorized)
  • Tail lamps (lights)
  • Turn signals
  • Windshield Wiper(s)
  • Wrong color lights

Dismissals
Find information regarding compliance dismissals below.  You will be required to appear in the court office with the required proof of correction or to mail in the appropriate Dismissal Form and the required proof of correction.  Incomplete or late requests will be denied.

 

 Violation  “Get Proof to Court  by” Date  Required Proof for Dismissal  Dismissal  Fee
 Failure to Maintain  Financial  Responsibly  Any time, even if an  arrest warrant has been  issued  1. Proof of insurance, in the form of an insurance  card, covering the car or driver at the time of  violation
 2. Completed Dismissal Form
 Note: Insurance will be verified by Court with  insurance company prior to dismissal
 None
 Failure to Display  Disabled Parking  Placard  Any time, even if an  arrest warrant has been  issued  1. Copy of Disabled Parking Placard
 2. Completed Dismissal Form
 Note: If owner of disabled parking placard was not  driving they will be required to sign dismissal form
 None

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