Have you received a citation? 

You must enter your initial appearance by the appearance date on your citation.

You may enter your appearance:
1) in person,
2) by attorney, or
3) by mailing the completed Reply Form or other written plea to the Court.

Please review the Reply Form for additional information on available options to resolve your case. If you do not enter an appearance by your appearance date, additional charges may be filed against you and a warrant for your arrest may be issued.

Telephone calls are not an appearance.

Defendants under age 17 must appear in person with a parent or guardian (please call for an appointment).

Payment Plans

If you are unable to pay a fine in full, you may ask the Court to order you to make payments. A Time Payment Fee of $25.00 must be added to each case paid by payment plan (per TX Local Govt.Code §133.103). This Fee will be added to the total due for each case that is not paid in full within thirty (30) days from the date the Judgment is entered.

Requesting Community Service in lieu of paying a fine

If you are indigent and unable to pay a fine, you may ask the Court to order you to complete Community Service in lieu of paying the fine.

Contact Us

125 W. Main
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Tel: (830) 997-9935
Fax: (830) 997-1540

Court Staff

Court Clerk: Sally Tatsch (se habla español)
Presiding Judge: Terry D. Langehennig
Associate Judge: James E. Heupel


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The court observes all city and county holidays.