FAQ

When can I talk to the Judge?

  • Day Court is held on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Court is held twice a month on Monday nights at 5:30 p.m.

 How do I get set up on a payment plan?

  • You must come in during business hours and speak to the court clerk.

 Can I take Defensive Driving?

      In order to take Defensive Driving you:
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Must not have taken Defensive Driving within the last 12 months
  • Must have a class C Drivers License only (No CDL)
      You must come in and pay $107.00 state fee by your appearance date.
      (School Zone = $132.00 state fee)

       If you were going more than 24 miles over the speed limit you are NOT eligible for Defensive Driving.

 
How do I get Deferred Adjudication?

       You must come in and see the Judge during court to ask for that.  As long as you do not get
       another ticket within the city limits of Kilgore for 90 days then it will not go on your record. 
       Please note that not all offenses qualify for this option.

 
What if I miss my court date?

       Contact the Warrant Officer to determine if a warrant has been issued due to the failure to 
       appear.  Normally, the problem can be addressed without the need to serve the warrant.
 

Can I pay for my ticket over the phone or online?

       Yes, you can call 1.800.444.1187 or visit: www.trafficpayment.com