Traffic Ticket Lawyers in West Columbia
You don’t have to just pay a traffic ticket. It may be possible to have the ticket thrown out or pursue options that lessen the consequences.
At Kubosh Law, we are West Columbia Municipal Court traffic ticket defense lawyers. We are experienced professionals, here to get you results at a reasonable price.
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What options do I have if I receive a traffic ticket in West Columbia Municipal Court?
If you receive a traffic ticket in West Columbia Municipal Court, there are multiple ways to address it. Here are some things that may be options for resolving your traffic ticket:
- Trial in front of a judge or jury
- Deferred disposition that ultimately results in a dismissal, must be requested on or before your court date
- Plea options that reduce the charge to something with lower penalties
- Defensive driving safety course
- Raising constitutional issues and defenses pre-trial, asking for a dismissal
Some of these paths have short timelines to take advantage of them. There are advantages and disadvantages of each option as well as qualification requirements. Our lawyers can help you evaluate your choices and determine the best course of action for your case.
What are the most common offenses in West Columbia Municipal Court?
Charges often heard in the West Columbia Municipal Court are:
- Speeding, too fast for conditions
- Unsafe lane changes, lane use violations
- Stop sign, red light violations
- Failure to yield
- Obstructing traffic
- Careless driving, distracted driving
- Improper backing up
- Licensing and insurance issues
Our traffic ticket defense lawyers can represent you whatever offense you may be facing in West Columbia.
What to do in West Columbia
The City of West Columbia, Texas is a small city southwest of Houston in western Brazoria County. It has a population of 3,633 as of the 2020 census. Despite its small size today, Columbia was the capital of Texas for four months in 1836. The first Congress voted to move the capitol to Houston because Columbia didn’t have sufficient housing for government representatives. Stephen F. Austin died in Columbia.
There was a discovery of oil in 1918, which brought commerce to the area. However, the population remains small. There is a Veterans War Memorial at the American Legion, not far from the municipal courthouse.
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Contact Info for West Columbia Municipal Court
512 Brazos Ave.
West Columbia, Texas 77486
P.O. Box 487
West Columbia, TX 77486
Note: There is also a Justice of the Peace located in West Columbia. They are two different courts with different addresses, although they hear some of the same offenses. Be sure to look at your ticket information and identify the court that is hearing your case.
Phone: (979) 345-4832
Fax: (979) 345-3178
Angela Harris, office clerk
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Judge of the West Columbia Municipal Court
Who is the Judge of the West Columbia Municipal Court?
Sherry Kersh is the judge of the West Columbia Municipal Court. She assumed the post in 2021, replacing Mary Peter Cudd, who retired. Judge Kersh has prior experience as a Justice of the Peace.
About the West Columbia Municipal Court
When is my court date in West Columbia Municipal Court?
The time and date of your court appearance should be listed on your ticket. If you have any questions, call the court for more information.
Can I get a court-appointed attorney for a West Columbia Municipal Court case?
Cases in the West Columbia Municipal Court are not eligible for a court-appointed attorney. They are often criminal offenses with serious penalties. However, because they are not typically punished with jail time, court-appointed attorneys are not provided. However, our traffic ticket defense attorneys can represent you in your West Columbia Municipal Court case.
Can I have a trial on my traffic ticket?
Yes. You must assert your right to a trial.
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Fight a Traffic Ticket in West Columbia Municipal Court
The Kubosh Law team fights traffic tickets in West Columbia Municipal Court. Don’t wonder if you’re doing the right thing. Work with our experienced professionals who will represent you through every step of the process.
We are traffic ticket defense lawyers serving people in West Columbia. If you’ve gotten a ticket, we want to help you. Call or message us today for your consultation.
Contact Information for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4, Place 2
West Columbia, TX 77486
Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
The court is closed Fridays and on all county holidays.
Justice of the Peace Precinct 4, Place 2 is located off East Brazos Rd/35 in West Columbia. The building is at the corner of E. 10th Street and Jefferson.
The Brazoria County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4, Place 2 building is a ground-level building with on-site parking. The building is off-white with windows. It is wheelchair accessible. There are other public buildings nearby.
- Bridget – Chief Clerk, hot checks, reporting
- Savannah – Criminal clerk
- Susie – Civil and driver’s license administrative hearings
- Shelley – Collections, Class C warrants
- Katy – Arraignments, trial
- Sharon – Court and juvenile matters
- Nancy – Court, tickets and truancy clerk
If you contact the court, you will probably talk to one of these clerks.
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