Warrants

Issued


The Court may issue an arrest warrant when:
  • You fail to appear
  • You fail to comply with an Order of the Court
  • You fail to make scheduled payments

Failure to Appear


If you fail to appear on or before the due date on your citation, a violation for failure to appear or violate promise to appear may be filed against you.  In addition the Court may:
  • Add additional fees per violation
  • Issue a warrant for your arrest
  • Place a hold on your Driver's License Renewal
  • Place a hold on your Vehicle Registration Renewal

Failure to Comply



If you have appeared and have agreed to pay, make scheduled payments on a payment plan, or any other order of the Court, you must comply with those orders as specified by the Judge or a warrant may be issued for your arrest.

Arrest warrants are issued for defendants who received a citation and / or a court date and failed to appear in Court when scheduled or failed to make arrangements on citation.


Regular Arrest Warrant


If you have a regular arrest warrant, your options are:
  • Plead Guilty or No Contest and pay in full
  • Plead Guilty or No Contest pay ½ of the fine then establish a payment plan
  • Post a Bond (cash bond, surety bond or attorney bond)for your warrant and receive a new

    court date

  • You may surrender yourself in at the La Marque Police Department located at 431 Bayou Road La Marque, TX 77568
  • Contact the City Marshal, Kathleen VanStavern, at 409-682-2444 to make other arrangements.

Capias Pro-Fine Warrants


Capias Pro-Fine warrants are issued on defendants who received a citation, have been found guilty by the Court, and failed to comply with orders of the Court.

If you have a Capias Pro-Fine warrant, your options are:
Pay in full.
  • Pay in Full
  • Pay ½ of the fine and then establish a payment plan 
  • Contact the City Marshal, Kathleen VanStavern, at 409-682-2444 to make other arrangements.
  • You may surrender yourself in at the La Marque Police Department located at 431 Bayou Rd La Marque, TX 77568

More Information


If you have warrants, you are subject to arrest at any time and the City Marshal is actively searching for you. To avoid arrest, you must immediately resolve this matter or contact the La Marque City Marshal at 409-682-2444.