- Municipal Court
The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all fine-only offenses committed within the Crandall city limits. These offenses include Class C misdemeanors, traffic offenses, and city code violations, for which the maximum fine, upon conviction, does not exceed $500.
The Court hears cases involving violations of city ordinances, which may have fines up to $2,000 for certain offenses.
Municipal Courts are the judicial branch of the city government. In addition, the Municipal Court is part of the state judicial system. The Municipal Court hears Class C misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations. The Municipal Court Judge also arraigns prisoners and performs other magistrate duties.
Crandall Municipal Court processes and enforces Class C misdemeanor criminal offenses and ordinance violations that occur within the city limits. The Municipal Court is also responsible for:
Refunds and forfeitures
Although Court Clerks are willing to provide assistance and are trained to explain options and rights in Municipal Court, Court Clerks are NOT attorneys, and cannot provide legal advice.
The information contained on this court page is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.
PLEASE WAIT 5 DAYS AFTER THE OFFENSE BEFORE CONTACTING THE COURT
MUNICIPAL COURT ADDRESS
MPH OVER FINE
SPEED LIMIT AMOUNT
No valid Driver’s License $245.00
Driving While License Invalid $468.00
Ran Stop Sign $220.00
Fail to Maintain Financial Resp $339.00
Expired Registration $194.00
Disorderly Conduct $407.00
Public Intoxication $407.00
Court Dates are scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month If you request an official Court Date. The Court Clerk will assign a specific date after your request has been received in writing.
During Court, the Prosecutor will inquire about your plea. If your plea is No Contest or Guilty, the Judge will ask you several questions regarding your financial status and if you need other options to take care of your citation; such as community service, payment plan, or other financial arrangements. Before you are approved for any action, other than payment of the fine in full, the Court will hear sworn testimony and review your documentation to help resolve this matter
Payment for Defensive Driving Requests and Deferred Disposition may not be paid online. Deferred fee is $25.00 plus the fine amount.
Payments for citations issued to juveniles may not be paid online.