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Municipal Court

You are highly encouraged to handle your citation outside of a court hearing.  There are some charges that can be dismissed by compliance without having to appear in court.  Listed below are options that can be handled outside of a court hearing.  Should you have any questions regarding, please contact the court at 94.458.7131 or by email at


Driving Safety Course – MUST make request in person or by mail before completing the course.  MUST pay a fee ranging from $144.00-$169.00 (contact the court to determine your fee), provide a valid Texas Driver’s License and valid proof of insurance.  **Cannot hold a commercial driver’s license**


Deferred Disposition – MUST make request in person or by mail.  MUST pay a deferred (contact the court to determine your deferred fee).  If you are under the age of 25, you will be required to complete a driver safety course during the deferral period.  **Cannot hold a commercial driver’s license**


Fail to Register Dog/Cat – You may have this charge dismissed by registering your pet with the Sanger Police Department, and providing proof to the court.  For more information on registering your pet, please contact the Sanger Police Department at 940.458.7444.


Extension to Pay – MUST make the request in person or by mail.  MUST  pay court cost upfront (contact the court to determine your court cost).


Court Appearance

All defendants set for a court hearing MUST WEAR A MASK or FACIAL COVERING.  The court asks that you DO NOT BRING ADDITIONAL PERSONS with you unless they are needed for physical assistance, language translation, or you are a juvenile.



Danny Spindle, Presiding Judge
Christy Dyer, Court Administrator


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 11:30 am



309 N. 3rd St.
P.O. Box 578
Sanger, Texas 76266


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Mission Statement
The mission of the Sanger Municipal Court is to provide a fair and impartial trial; timely disposition of all cases in a prompt and courteous manner; and to ensure fair and equal treatment to all defendants.

Court Appearances
The law requires you to appear in court.  If you were issued a citation, your appearance date is twenty (20) business days from the issue date of the citation.  You or your attorney may appear in person in open court, by mail, or you may deliver your plea in person to the court.  (Juveniles have a separate set of rules for their appearances.  Please read the specific section on juveniles in the menu on the left).

You may plea Not Guilty, Guilty, or No Contest.  In order to plea not guilty you must appear at the clerk’s office within twenty (20) business days from the issue date of the citation to obtain a court date for a pre-trial hearing.

Sanger, Texas City Hall
502 Elm St.
PO BOX 1729
Sanger, TX 76266
Phone: 940-458-7930

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