Traffic Violations & Misdemeanor Bail Schedule
- Class B Misdemeanors carry a potential fine up to $2,000 and/or confinement not to exceed 180 days in the county jail. Examples: Driving while intoxicated (DWI), criminal trespass, evading arrest, theft by check $50-$500.
- Class A Misdemeanors can result in confinement up to one year in county jail and/or fine not to exceed $4,000. Examples: Second DWI, assault, burglary of a vehicle, unlawful carrying of a weapon.
Most traffic violations in the Dallas & Fort Worth area result in the defendant receiving citation (ticket) issued by the law enforcement officer for violations ranging from speeding to illegal parking. More serious cases might require the expertise of our Arlington, Tx bail agents. They can help you obtain a release from jail for charges such as driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving an uninsured vehicle or felonies such as unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. You must post some form of bail in many of these cases in order to remain free until the court date.
Misdemeanor Traffic Violations
No matter what offense someone is jailed for, our licensed bail bond company has the experience and legal known-how to secure your release on bond. Some common citations that get many Arlington residents in danger of doing jail time before trial include:
- Expired or revoked driver's license
- Reckless driving
- Unauthorized use a motor vehicle
- DWI or DUI
- And more...
In addition, citizens can also be in danger of incurring further criminal charges if they fail to pay fines and fees for traffic citations or do not appear in court as instructed, Those violations may prevent you from registering a vehicle or renewing your driver's license. More fees and fines can be added to your record if you do not respond to a ticket promptly (sometimes as soon as 10 days after the alleged violation), and delay may result in the court issuing a warrant for your arrest. Citizens can call the Arlington,TX Police Department for warrant information. If there is, you must appear in person or post a bail bond, pay all fees and fines online, or obtain legal representation.