Please take a look at the list below of possible items that may be done before you come to court:
- Can I make online payments?
Juvenile offenders will not be able to pay online. Adults may make payments using our online services. Your payment will be received by the court during business hours. Your payment must be received on or prior to your appearance date to avoid appearing in court.
- What forms of payment do you accept?
You may pay the fine with cash, cashiers check, credit card or money order. The Court offers Internet Payment Services for your convenience. The Court does not accept personal checks.
- How to make payments?
Juvenile offenders will not be able to pay by mail or online, they must pay in person. Adults may mail in a money order or cashier's check for payment of their fines. Money orders should be payable to the City of Alvin Municipal Court. Include a plea of No Contest or Guilty with a copy of your citation. A payment received through the mail without a plea or other indicator will be recorded as a plea of No Contest. Your payment must be received on or prior to your scheduled appearance date noted on the citation. Failure to appear on your scheduled appearance date may result in an additional charge on your case of failure to appear or violate promise to appear.
- How can I find out how much I owe, the due date, and my court date?
Click here to find out how much you owe and the due date: Municipal Court Records On-Line page
- If I pay my citation before the court date, do I still need to come to court?
If you resolved your case(s) prior to your required appearance date, you will not need to appear on your court date. It is, however, your responsibility to confirm that you have properly disposed of your case. You may go to the Court Record Search tab to review your case(s). Click here for Online Record Search
- Do I have to get a lawyer to go to court?
You can represent yourself or retain a lawyer to represent you. Municipal Court will not appoint you a lawyer, but you may retain one yourself. No one other than a lawyer can represent you. This applies to parents of juveniles. If you are not a lawyer you cannot represent your child in a trial.
Case Information Court Records Search page
You can use the Court Records Search page for detailed case information and scheduled hearings. Due to high call volume during court times, your call may not be answered; please leave a brief phone message on the court voicemail, and your call will be returned when a clerk is available.