EVERMAN MUNICIPAL COURT

Honorable Judge Bill Lane

Court Clerk – Edna Martinez

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Alcohol Related Offenses Information

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The Everman Municipal Court as a Court of Record, serves its citizens and guests within the community in a courteous, efficient, and professional manner. The court and its officers process cases in a fair and impartial manner.

Our mission is to provide effective and impartial administration of justice. We are dedicated and committed to promoting the highest standards in customer service, upholding the integrity of the court, and building public trust and confidence.

Personal Checks WILL NOT be accepted on cases in Warrant!

WARRANTS:

You are subject to arrest by any agency confirming the warrant for your arrest. An arrest warrant will remain active until the fines and fees have been paid or a bond has been posted. If the subject has an outstanding capias pro fine warrant, only full payment of the amount owed in cash is acceptable.

If you have active Class C warrants within the City of Everman, it is important to make disposition on them immediately. 

·         Call the Everman Municipal Court to make payment arrangements at                  (817) 293-0525 ext: 302

·         Pay online trafficpayment.com.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location and Mailing Address:
Everman City Hall
212 N. Race St.
Everman, Texas, 76140
Phone Number: 817- 293- 0525 Ext: 302
Fax Number: 817-551- 9495

The Everman Municipal Court adjudicates Class C misdemeanor offenses and
city ordinance violations punishable by fine only. The Court Office is located in the
Everman City Hall and is staffed with a Court Clerk who can assist you daily. The
Court Clerk is not a licensed attorney and CANNOT provide you with legal advice!

The Municipal Court accepts, Credit cards, checks and money orders as a form of payment.
You have ten (10) calendar days from the date of your citation to either pay the
citation, make a payment plan or set your citation for court. You will need to make an
appearance in person, by mail or by attorney representation by your appearance date.

Court Options during COVID-19

We have suspended all proceedings to avoid the gathering of large groups of people until the end of May, including jury trials and large docket calls. We have also suspended all deadlines and procedures prescribed by statute, rule or order for a stated period ending no later than 30 days after the Governor’s State of Disaster has been lifted. 

E-Court Appearance

To provide more options for access to the Court, Everman Municipal Court is beginning to set Virtual Court Dockets.  This is designed for persons who have received a Class C citation with the City of Everman (see eligibility requirements below) and wish to have procedural access to the Judge about said citation without physically appearing in Court. 

These dockets will be set for a one-hour session at various times every second Friday of the month between the hours of 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Docket times will be posted on the city’s website.

How to Request a Virtual Court Hearing

See the list below to see if your offense qualifies for a virtual court hearing.

Below, you will find Court documents which will allow you to address your violations with the Everman Municipal Court.   Please download the appropriate form, complete all sections of the document, and email the document back to the Municipal Court at: emartinez@evermantx.net

To request Deferred Disposition click here 

Request Deferred Disposition

·         Submit a copy of your (DL, ID, Permit, Passport, etc.)

·         Submit the completed DEFERRED DISPOSITION

·         Submit the completed ONLINE REQUEST FOR DEFERRED DISPOSITION UNDER25

·         You will be notified if your request was approved. if approved you will be required to pay the balance online. 

Request a Driver Safety Course

·         Submit a copy of your (DL, ID, Permit, Passport, etc.)

·         Submit the completed DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

·         You will be notified if your request was approved. if approved you will be required to pay the balance online. 

Request a Court date

·         Submit a copy of your (DL, ID, Permit, Passport, etc.)

·         Submit the completed REQUEST FOR COURT DATE

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please call the court at (817)293-0525 ext: 302 or email emartinez@evermantx.net

A continuación, encontrará documentos de la Corte que le permitirán rectificar sus infracciones con la Corte Municipal de Everman. Descargue la forma correspondiente, complete todas las secciones del documento y envíelo por correo electrónico a la Corte Municipal a: emartinez@evermantx.net.  Por favor asegúrese de que usted:

1.      Haya completado TODAS las secciones de la forma corresponiente (para incluir la declaración),

2.      Haya firmado y tenga la fecha correcta en las formas que esta sometiendo.

3.      Incluya un a copia de su identification con foto.

4.      Asegurese que so direccion y si numero de telefono esten corectas.

Si tiene alguna pregunta o necesita asistencia adicional, llame a la corte al (817)293-0525 ext: 302 o envíe un correo electrónico a emartinez@evermantx.net.

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INDIGENT REQUIREMENTS

REQUISITOS INDIGENCIA

If you are under the age of 21 and have been issued an alcohol law violation citation
you are required by law to appear in front of the judge. If you were 18-20 years of age
at the time of offense, you may schedule your court date with the judge without a
parent or legal guardian. If you were 16 years of age or younger, you will receive a
Court Notice to notify you of your scheduled court date to see the judge. You and a
parent or legal guardian must appear in court to see the judge. You may be assessed
any or all of the following:

  • Fine and court costs and/or
  • Community service hours and/or
  • Alcohol Awareness class

Information regarding the Community Service and Alcohol Awareness classes will be
provided at court. Failure to complete the judgment ordered will result in a suspension
of the minor’s driver’s license if they have one for a period of up to 180 days.

You may wish to request deferred disposition for your offense to keep the moving traffic
offense from appearing on your record. You will be required to pay the deferral fee,
usually the same amount as the fine and once the deferral fee has been paid, you
must not receive any citations in the City of Everman during your probation period.
The probation period can be anywhere from 30 to 180 days. If you do not receive any
citations during your probation period, then your citation is dismissed. The judge may
require additional conditions such as, anyone under the age of 25 to complete a driver
safety course as a term of probation.

If you are charged with a traffic offense, under the Transportation Code, you may request
on or before the tenth (10th) calendar day from the date of the offense, either at the Clerk’s
Office or by mail to take a Driving Safety Course (DSC). At the time of the request you must
do the following:

  • Present a valid Texas Drivers License or Permit
  • Present proof of financial responsibility or insurance
  • Pay the state costs, state traffic fine & administrative fee $139.00 or $159.00 if the offense
    occurred in a school zone
  • Submit an affidavit that states you are not completing or have completed a driver safety
    course within the past 12 months.

(ALL COSTS AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE)

Within ten (10) calendar days from the date of offense, mail in or bring in to the Clerk’s
Office the above stated material and upon approval, the court will grant you permission
to take the course. If applying by mail, please wait until you have received permission
from the court to take the course. You will have 90 days in which to complete the course
and obtain a certified copy of your driving record form Austin. (The court will provide you
with a form to send to the state to request your driving record or you may request a copy
online at www.texasonline.com, record type 3A only.)
Upon successful completion and returning of your documents to the court, your citation
will be dismissed. Judgment will be deferred for 90 days to allow you time to complete
the course and obtain a certified copy of your driving record from the Department of
Public Safety in Austin. All documents including the course completion certificate, the
certified copy of your driving record and official request for driver safety must be returned
to the court on or before the 90th day to have your citation dismissed.

Ineligible For A Driver Safety Course
– Currently taking a course for another violation
– For speeding 25 (or more) mph over the speed limit
– Failure to give information at the accident scene
– Leaving the scene of an accident
– Fleeing or attempting to elude police officers
– Reckless driving
– Passing a school bus


AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2003, YOU AREN’T ELIGIBLE FOR DEFERRED DISPOSITION
IF YOU POSSESS A CLASS A OR CLASS B LICENSE, EVEN IF YOU ARE IN A
PERSONAL VEHICLE.

Failure To Complete A Driver Safety Course

If you fail to complete any one of the requirements by your due date, your case will be
set for a Show Cause Hearing. A letter will be mailed to the address on your citation.
There are no resets for a Show Cause Hearing except for an emergency that can be
verified by a Court Supervisor. If you fail to appear at the hearing, judgment will be
imposed. You will have 10 days from the hearing date to either pay or appeal the
total judgment before a Capias Pro Fine warrant is processed. You may waive your
hearing by appearing in person or by writing to the court to waive your Show Cause
Hearing and pay the remaining balance of the fine. Make all payments payable to the
City of Everman.

The Everman Municipal Court has jurisdiction over juveniles (16 years or younger) charged
with Class C misdemeanor offenses. All juveniles are required to appear in open court with
their parent or legal guardian for all proceedings in their cases. Juveniles who fail to appear
in court may have an additional charge of “Failure to Appear” of “Violation of Promise to Appear” filed against them. Juveniles who fail to appear or who fail to pay their fine(s) will be reported to the Department of Public Safety, who will suspend their driver’s license. If they do not have a driver’s license, they will not be able to obtain one until they appear in court and/or pay their fine. Be aware that driving with a suspended license is a Class B misdemeanor with carries a range of punishment from a fine up to $2000. or incarceration in jail up to 180 days or both. After a Class C misdemeanor is filed with the Municipal Court for a juvenile, the court automatically schedules the juvenile to appear before the judge. A court notice is mailed to the defendant’s home, addressed to their parent or legal guardian (if the information is attainable).

If you are under the age of 18 and have been issued a Tobacco law citation, you are
required by law to appear in front of the judge. If you were 17 years of age at the time of
the offense, you may schedule your court date with the judge without a parent or guardian.
If you were 16 years of age or younger, you will receive a Court Notice to notify you of your
scheduled court date to see the judge. You and a parent or legal guardian must appear
in court to see the judge. You may be assessed any or all of the following:

– Fine and court costs and/or
– Community service hours and/or
– Tobacco Awareness class