Presenting the Case
The amount of the fine the court assesses is determined only the facts and circumstances of the case.
Mitigating circumstances may lower the fine, even if you are guilty.
Aggravating circumstances may increase the fine.
For most municipal court traffic violations the maximum is $200.
For most municipal court penal violations the maximum is $500.
For certain city ordinance violations the maximum is $2,000.
For other city ordinance violations the maximum is $500.
If your payment is delinquent more than 31 days, the fine will be increased by 20% of the original fine assessed or by $50, whichever is the lesser amount.
The City of DeSoto, Texas
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115
Ph: 972.274.CITY (2489)
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