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Compliance Dismissals
Violations Eligible for Compliance Dismissals

License Plate Violations
Expired License Plate/Registration
  • 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
  • $20 dismissal fee paid to the court
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
  • Provide proof (receipt and/or picture) that a front license plate was affixed to the vehicle before your Initial Appearance date on your citation
  • $10 dismissal fee paid 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
  • $10 dismissal fee paid to the court.

Inspection Violations
Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection
  • Provide proof of inspection (emissions report) before your Initial Appearance date on your citation
  • $20 dismissal fee paid to the court
Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection (More than sixty 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
  • Provide proof of a renewed DL to the court before your Initial Appearance date on your citation
  • $20 dismissal fee paid to the court
No Valid Driver’s License
  • You must appear before your Initial Appearance date and schedule a court date to meet with the judge.
Fail to Display Driver’s License
  • Provide proof a valid Texas Driver’s License before your Initial Appearance date on your citation
  • $10 dismissal fee paid to the court
Fail to Report Change of Address
  • Provide proof your address was corrected with Austin before your Initial Appearance date on your citation
  • $10 dismissal fee paid to the court
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)
  • Receipt with a picture of violation corrected
  • $10 dismissal fee paid to the court

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.
  • No Dismissal fee
  • 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.

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