To provide a forum for justice to ensure that all citizens served by the City of Rockwall Municipal Court are treated fairly and equally while following the guidelines provided for due process of law. To properly administer this function, the Court must schedule offenders wishing to be heard by the Judge to appear before the Court, adjudicate the trial, collect the fines and fees from those found guilty, and issue warrants of arrest where the offender has not paid or appeared in the Court.
The Rockwall Municipal Court is responsible for the adjudication of State and City ordinance violations which are classified as Class C Misdemeanors. The court conducts hearings and trials, collects fines, issues warrants, and reports convictions for offenses which occurred within the City of Rockwall. The following information is furnished to assist you and answer any questions.
The Municipal Court observes the same holidays as other City Offices.
|Where do I find an approved Driving Safety Course?
The driving safety courses are provided by private industry therefore the courts can not recommend any particular school. You may check the yellow pages for your area under driving schools to locate one near you. You need to inquire at the school if the course they teach is approved for the dismissal of traffic offenses.
|I received a citation for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (No Insurance) but I had insurance at the time I just did not have the proof.
Can I have the citation dismissed?
You may have this violation dismissed for no charge upon presentation of proof to the Court that the vehicle was covered at the time of the violation. Proof must show: the vehicle, the beginning and expiration date of the policy, policy number, and name and telephone number of the agent issuing the insurance policy.
|What violations may be dismissed upon compliance?
The violations below may be dismiissed with a 20$ administrative fee.
If you provide proof that the violation was corrected within 20 business days of the issuance of the citation the above offenses may be dismissed with a $20 administrative fee.
The violations below may be dismissed without a charge upon presentation of valid insurance or driver’s license to the court.
The above offenses may be dismissed without a charge upon presentation of valid insurance or driver’s license to the court.
|May someone else come into pay for my citation?
No, only the defendant or their attorney may bring payment to the court.