Spring Valley Municipal Court
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Spring Valley Municipal Court is situated in Houston in Spring Valley Village City Park. It is located in the 9th and 2nd Judicial Departments. The court has jurisdiction over C-class misdemeanors, city ordinance violations, traffic matters, small claims matters, eviction, and civil and criminal cases within corporate city limits, and only fines are punished. The court’s mission is to give a forum of justice to ensure that all citizens will be served relatively without regard to money, religion, etc. Children, family, and friends are not allowed in court.
Spring Valley Municipal Court division consists of the following:
- Civil Division
- Criminal Division
- Traffic Division
How to do Case Search?
Spring Valley Municipal Court case search can be found online in the following ways:
- Searching by Name
- Searching by Citation Number
- Searching by Driver’s License
- Searching by Vehicle Information
Some information is confidential, and you had to request the court to access this type of information
How to make payment:
Spring Valley Municipal Court payment can be made in the following ways:
A person can make payment by visiting the court during business hours and paying in cash, checks, or with a card at the counter. A credit card holder must appear in court with a photo ID, and service fees of 5% are deducted using this service.
A person can pay online by using https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/springvalleytx.
A Person can send a certified check to the court’s mailing address. The mailing address is 1025 Campbell Rd, Houston, TX 77055, United States. Enter the citation number on the check.
A person can make payment using the telephone by using the 888-291-1724 number.
The Traffic Division handles which types of cases?
Spring Valley Municipal Court Traffic Division will handle cases related to traffic and vehicle matters. It hears and solves the case of speeding, accident, traffic, or vehicle violation and issues tickets. The tickets will be paid on time; otherwise, your license will be canceled, the extra fine will be added, or a warrant will be issued against you.
When will the warrant be used?
Spring Valley Municipal Court warrants will be issued if they do not pay a fine or ticket fee on the due date and do not appear in the court when appearing is mandatory. After a warrant is issued, all databases and law enforcement agencies will get the report of the warrant, and then you will be arrested according to the law.
What to do after receiving a ticket?
Spring Valley Municipal Court gives many options after you receive a ticket. You may appear in court or solve the case by paying fees only. Available options are:
- Qualify to take a driver’s safety course, request probation or become eligible for the dismissal of compliance.
- Give a request for the extension of payment.
- Pay the fine on time
- Go to the court after consenting to the ticket
What happens when a juvenile receives a ticket?
According to the Texas Department, if you are under the age of 16 and a citation is issued, then you have to appear in court with your parents or guardians. The notice will be mailed to your address after you receive a ticket. If the juvenile does not appear with their parents on time in court, then notice is sent to the Texas Department of Public Safety, and it will prohibit him from obtaining a driver’s license. If parents do not appear, it will result in a different misdemeanor offense for the parents. An attorney should also be present during the court hearing.
What is the eligibility for a Driver’s Safety Course?
Spring Valley Municipal Court Driver’s Safety Course is for the person charged with a moving violation, and for a ticket dismissed, they take this course. The eligibility for a defendant to take this course are:
- Take permission from the court
- Do not take a driving-related course in the past 12 months
- Plea of no consent or guilty will be entered
- Valid Texas Driver’s License or insurance with defendant policy name will be present
- $144 will be paid along with the administrative fees in the court. $169 if the offense occurs under the school zone
Which documents are required for the driver’s safety course?
Spring Valley Municipal Court Driver’s Safety Course documents require are:
- Defendant’s name covered the drive on the policy insurance card
- Valid Texas Driver/s License of defendant
The documents will be submitted in person to the clerk windows in the court within the due date. If a person committed multiple violations or offenses, they had to present in court and request to take the course
How to enter a plea of not guilty?
Spring Valley Municipal Court plea of not guilty and court appearance will be reset after filling out the Reset or not guilty form available on the website. After entering all the information, please send it to [email protected]. Only one form is submitted, and it will be submitted 5 days before the case court date.
How to obtain a Marriage License?
The clerk’s office will obtain a Spring Valley Municipal Court marriage license. The license fee is $35- $ 65, and the copy for license fees is $14. The couple’s age must be 18+. Parent or guardian permission is mandatory if the age is 16 or 17. If the age is earlier than 16, then permission from the court is necessary. To obtain a marriage license, couples had to fill out the form and submit a valid photo Id and birth certificate. License validity is three months, and a marriage ceremony is held at the court after getting the license.
Whom should call for the driver’s license hold or surcharges?
Contact the department of public safety for driver’s license customer service for information about driver’s license hold or surcharges.
How can I order a 3A driving record?
You can order a 3A driving record online or by using mail. All information is available on the https://www.dps.texas.gov/section/driver-license/how-order-driver-record website.
Where to mail the driving record?
Complete the driver record request form and send it Texas Department of Public Safety
PO Box 149008 Austin, Texas 78714-9008.
What are three possible pleas to criminal charges?
Spring Valley Municipal court’s criminal charge consists of three pleas that are:
- Not guilty plea
- Guilty plea
- No Consent plea