Compliance Dismissals

Violations Eligible for Compliance Dismissals
License Plate Violations
  • Expired License Plate/Registration
    • Pay a $20 dismissal fee to the court.
    • Provide proof of appropriate penalties fees paid to the registrar's office upon renewal and present receipt of renewal to the court before your initial appearance date on your citation.
  • No Vehicle Registration/Operating an Unregistered Vehicle
    • You must appear before your initial appearance date and schedule a court date to meet with the judge to request dismissal for this violation.
  • Operate a Vehicle Without Front License Plate
    • Pay a $10 dismissal fee to the court.
    • Provide proof (receipt and/or picture) that a front license plate was affixed to the vehicle before your initial appearance date on your citation.
  • Pay a $10 dismissal fee to the court.
  • Display Altered/Unclean/Obscured License Plate
    • Provide proof (receipt and/or picture) of violation corrected before your initial appearance date on your citation,
Inspection Violations
  • Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection
    • Provide proof of inspection (emissions report) before your Initial Appearance date on your citation.
    • Pay a $20 dismissal fee to the court.
  • Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection (More Than 60 Days)
    • You must appear before your Initial Appearance date and schedule a court date to meet with the judge to request dismissal for this violation.
  • No Motor Vehicle Inspection
    • You must appear before your initial appearance date and schedule a court date to meet with the judge to request dismissal for this violation.
Driver's License Violations
  • Expired Driver's License
    • Pay a $20 dismissal fee to the court.
    • Provide proof of a renewed driver's license to the court before your initial appearance date on your citation.
  • Fail to Display Driver's License
    • Pay a $10 dismissal fee to the court.
    • Provide proof a valid Texas Driver's License before your initial appearance date on your citation.
  • Fail to Report Change of Address
    • Pay a $10 dismissal fee to the court.
    • Provide proof your address was corrected with Austin before your initial appearance date on your citation.
  • No Valid Driver's License
    • You must appear before your initial appearance date and schedule a court date to meet with the judge.
  • Violate Driver's License Restriction/Endorsement
    • You must appear before your initial appearance date, and schedule a court date to meet with the judge.
Defective Equipment Violations
Defective Equipment (Brake Lights, Window Tint, No License Plate Lamp, No Front License Plate)
  • Pay a $10 dismissal fee paid to the court.
  • Submit a receipt with a picture of violation corrected.
Insurance Violations
Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (FMFR/No Insurance)
  • A defendant must present a copy of his/her insurance card showing s/he is a listed driver and had coverage at the time of violation, and the car is listed as a covered vehicle.
  • If a defendant did not have insurance at the time of the violation, you must appear before your initial appearance date, and schedule a court date to meet with the judge. A no insurance conviction to your driving record may result in a $250 surcharge assessed, per year, for 3 years.
  • There is no dismissal fee.
For more detailed information visit the Texas Department of Public Safety website

Warning
Please be aware the Roanoke Municipal Court may call to confirm your insurance policy. "It is a crime to intentionally or knowingly file a fraudulent court record or a fraudulent instrument with the clerk." - G.C. 51.904