Municipal Court

The City of Wells Municipal Court provides citizens with a fair and impartial court of law by interpreting and adjudicating applicable state laws and city ordinances. 

Our pledge is to uphold this commitment and offer courteous customer service to all citizens.

Use the Pay Payment Option located at the left of this page to pay your traffic citations. 

Contact the municipal court if you are unsure of the amount owed. Provide a stamped addressed envelope or an email address for payment receipt. 

We are a court of record. 

Supreme Court Issues Emergency Orders: https://www.txcourts.gov/media/1450050/209135.pdf

All jury trials have been placed on hold by the Texas Supreme Court. 

 

Contact Info

Amanda Latham
Court Clerk
PO Box 20 Wells, Texas 75976
(936) 867-0089
Email

Melanie Pounds
Court Clerk Supervisor
(936) 867-4615
Email

Forrest Phifer
Judge

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my driving record?

Go to the Texas DPS link https://txapps.texas.gov/tolapp/txldrcdr/TXDPSLicenseeManager

Order form 3A. This form is required for Defensive driving, Deferred adjudication, and Pretrial diversion. 

Defensive driving can be ordered at any time during the 90-day program.

Deferred Adjudication & Pretrial diversion can only be ordered AFTER the end of the 90-day agreement. 

Do I have a warrant in your court?

You can call the court at (936) 867-0089 to check for warrants.

This court participates in the Texas DPS FTA Omni program with the State of Texas. Check your license on the website.  www.texasfailuretoappear.com/search.php 

This court also participates in the Non-Resident Violator Compact (NRVC).

This is an agreement between the State of Texas and all other states in the United States. We will report all citations that are not finalized by a judgment or a payment in full to be sent to your state for non-renewal of your driver’s license, ID Cards, and Passport.