Payment of Fine

Notice of Alternatives to Full Payment of Fines or Costs

If you are assessed a fine and court costs as a result of a citation and you are unable to pay, please notify the court immediately. You may request a hearing before the judge. If you are determined by the court to have insufficient resources or income to pay, the court is required to provide you other ways to discharge the fine and costs.

Fine Amounts

For information concerning fine amounts, please call 281-471-4683 or look up your case online. 

All juveniles (under age 17) must appear in open court with a parent or guardian and are ineligible to pay their citations prior to court appearance.

Accepted Payment Types

In Person

Payment can be made in person during regular business hours at 3005 N. 23rd Street La Porte, TX  77571.

The court accepts:

  • Cash
  • Cashier's Check (made payable to La Porte Municipal Court)     NO PERSONAL CHECKS
  • Money Order  (made payable to La Porte Municipal Court) 
  • Visa or Mastercard

After hours, payments can be made via the drop box located to the left inside the front doors of the court which is accessible 24/7. Please include a completed plea form found below with your payment.

By Phone

You may pay La Porte Municipal Court citations by credit card over the phone with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.  To make payment by phone, please call 1-877-224-6076.  This service is available 24/7, but you will need to know your citation number and the amount of the fine.  

A no contest plea will automatically be entered on your behalf.  This service charges a convenience fee which will be added to your total payment.  You will be given a confirmation number upon payment completion, please contact the court with this number so that we may apply your payment to your case.


Payments for La Porte Municipal Court citations can be made online here.

By Mail

Payments via cashier's check or money order can be mailed prior to your scheduled court appearance date to the address below.

                                                                  La Porte Municipal Court                                                                                                                                                                                   3005 N. 23rd Street                                                                                                                                                                                             La Porte, TX  77571

Please submit a completed plea form found below along with your payment.