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Misdemeanor Division Frequently Asked Questions

Q:
When is my court date? Can I reset the date?
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The Criminal Courts Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. now offer the ability to search dockets and settings online. You can also contact them at (512) 854-9244.

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What is my case number?
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You can find this information by searching our Online Records Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. page or contacting the Criminal Courts Administration Office at (512) 854-9244.

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Can you provide any information about the attorney on record for a specific case?
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When you complete a search on an individual Cause Number there will be a column displayed with the attorney name on the Search Results Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. screen.

Q:
What is a bond forfeiture case?
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A bond forfeiture case is filed when a misdemeanor defendant has failed to appear for a hearing or trial. If an answer is not filed in a timely fashion, the plaintiff may take a default judgment. Contact your attorney or the County Attorney’s Office Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. at (512) 854-9415.

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How do I obtain an Order Refunding Cash Bond?
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Download the Order Refunding Cash Bond form from the Travis County Court Forms and Documents Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. page and submit it to the Misdemeanor Records Division either by mail or in person. We cannot accept faxed documents.

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Where do I pay my court fees?
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All fees due to the County Clerk for misdemeanor cases are paid to the Central Collection Division of the Tax Office in the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center Icon: This link will open in a new tab/window and will leave our website. , located at 509 W. 11th St., on the 1st floor in room 1.300. The Misdemeanor Records Division cannot accept payment for court fees.

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