Failure to Appear
When you receive a ticket (citation), you sign a statement that you
promise to appear at City of Lubbock Municipal Court within 12 days of the date the
citation was issued. Failure to appear in court will result in the
issuance of a warrant for your arrest and additional charges being filed
against you and thus additional fines and/or penalties.
The selection (or non-selection) of any option may have legal consequences regarding your driving record or
other matters. You may consider consulting an attorney of your choice
to advise or represent you concerning matters pending in
the City of Lubbock Municipal Court. It is not mandatory, however, that you consult an attorney regarding your citation.
City Prosecutor:The City Prosecutor represents the City of Lubbock and the State of
Texas in criminal matters before the City of Lubbock Municipal Court. The City
Prosecutor does not represent individual persons appearing before the
court and therefore does not advise individuals regarding their
If you wish to discuss the merits of your claim with the City Prosecutor, you must first set the matter for trial (except for parking citations). The prosecutor's office will also be notified of the trial date setting, at which time you may write, call, or visit the City Prosecutor, who will timely respond. Please send such correspondence to: City Prosecutor, P.O. Box 2000, Lubbock TX 79467.
Two or more convictions for ‘No proof of financial responsibility’ may
result in the suspension of your driving privilege and motor vehicle