FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What forms of payment do you accept?
 

A:  The City of Brookside Village's preferred methods of payment are:

  • credit or debit card
  • money order
  • cashier's check
  • company check

Made payable to Brookside Village

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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El métodos de pago preferido: 

  • tarjeta de crédito o débito
  • giro postal
  • cheque de caja
  • checque de la compañía

Hecho a nombre de Brookside Village

Pedimos disculpas por cualquier inconveniencia.


  The Court offers an online payment portal for your convenience. The Court does not accept personal checks.

Q: May I make payment on the internet?

A: Juvenile offenders will not be able to pay on-line. Adults may make payment using our online portal 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.  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.


Q: May I mail in my payment?

A: Juvenile offenders will not be able to pay by mail. 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 Brookside Village. Include a plea of No Contest or Guilty , with a written waiver of jury trial, 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.


Q: How can I find out how much I owe and the due date?

A: Please call the court office at 281-485-3048. Please note only the Defendant or an attorney representing the Defendant can inquire about your citation.


Q: Can I call the Brookside Village Municipal Court and find out how many warrants I have outstanding against me in the State of Texas?

A: The Municipal Court can only talk to you or your attorney of record about the cases filed against you in the Brookside Village Municipal Court. To find out about other charges, you must contact the court jurisdiction in each specific case.


Q: If I pay my citation before the court date, do I still need to come to court?

A: If you made disposition of 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 call  the court office at 281-485-3048 


Q: Do I have to get a lawyer to go to court?

A: 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.

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