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Teen Court 

Eligibility

Youth 10 through 18 years of age and others currently enrolled in school who receive Class C citations are eligible to participate in the Teen Court program.  Participation in Teen Court is based on an admission of guilt. Before enrolling, teens must appear before the Frisco Municipal Court Judge with parent or guardian (if under 17) and enter a plea of guilty or no contest. In order to appear before the Frisco Municipal Judge, teens must appear with a parent or legal guardian (if under 17) at the Municipal Court Clerks Office at 6865 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75034, with in twenty (20) business day from the date the citation was received to set a court date.  The choice of Teen Court is a form of Deferral of Final Disposition. 

Participation is voluntary; defendants may chose at any time to pay the fine(s) established for their specific offense(s).

Benefits

Successful completion of Teen Court requirements within the specified time frame results in dismissal of the case(s). Additionally, the teen becomes acquainted with the judicial system and experiences the satisfaction of contributing to the community, while gaining valuable work experience.

Sign Up

Enrollment in the Teen Court program must be done through the coordinator after the defendant has entered a plea in the original court and is deemed eligible for Teen Court. You will receive a court date by mail from the Teen Court office.  You must notify the Teen Court office and the original court if you move or change your address.

Disciplinary Grid

Punishment consists of a specific number of community service hours plus a required a number of jury terms and a mandatory 500 word essay.  Other requirements may be imposed at time of court appearance.

Includes but not limited to:

CLASS 1
Defective lights/Equipment

Violation

No Helmet

No Seatbelt

Anti-noise violation

Following too close

No turn Signal

Speeding 1-10 mph

Littering

Skating where prohibited

Community Service
4-12


Jury Terms
0-2
500 Word Essay

 

 

 

Includes but not limited to:

CLASS 2
Driver's license violations

Disobey traffic control device

Wrong side of street

Impeding traffic

One-way street

Unsafe lane charge

Speeding 11-20 mph

Failed to yield right of way

City curfew violations

Possession of fireworks

Community Service
9-28


Jury Terms
1-2
500 Word Essay

 

 

 

Includes but not limited to:

CLASS 3
Speeding 21-40 mph

Speeding-School Zone 1-10mpg

Accident Offense

Failure to maintain financial responsibility

Failure to identify

Race-exhibition of speed

Passing school bus

Driving when unlicensed

Leaving scene of accident

Illegal Burning

Community Service
24-40


Jury Terms
1-3
500 Word Essays

 

 

 

Includes but not limited to:

CLASS 4
Speeding 40 mph

Speeding School Zone 11 mph

Assault / Fighting

Truancy / Fail to attend school

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Tobacco offenses

Theft

Disruption of class

Criminal mischief

Gang Affiliation

(All other penal code offenses)

Community Service
32-48


Jury Terms
1-3
500 Word Essay

Completing the Referral Process

ONCE YOUR CASE HAS BEEN REFERRED TO COLLIN COUNTY TEEN COURT YOU WILL RECEIVE A LETTER IN THE MAIL CONFIRMING THE REFERRAL AND/OR SETTING A COURT DATE.  IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM COLLIN COUNTY TEEN COURT WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS,  YOU SHOULD CONTACT THE TEEN COURT OFFICE.  FAILURE TO DO SO MAY HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON YOUR REFERRAL. 

YOU CAN CONTACT THE TEEN COURT COORDINATOR AT: 
Collin County Teen Court
2300 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 4192
McKinney, TX 75069
(972) 548-4654 Office, (972) 424-1460 ext. 4654 Metro, (972) 548-4699 Fax

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF THE TEEN COURT PROGRAM WILL RESULT IN YOUR CASE(S) BEING RETURNED TO THE ORIGINATING COURT, WHERE FINE(S) ASSESSED AT THE ORIGINAL HEARING WILL BECOME DUE AND PAYABLE AND A CONVICTION WILL APPEAR ON YOUR RECORD. 

For information on the Collin County Teen Court Program click here.  Collin County Teen Court is an independent program which is administered for the Frisco Municipal Court.  Collin County Teen Court Program is normally held on Thursday evenings.  You should arrive no later than 5:40 p.m. on the night your case is set for court. Unless there are circumstances which require something else, all cases referred by the Frisco Municipal Court will be held at:

Collin County Sub-Courthouse
8585 John Wesley Drive
Frisco, Texas 75034

Click here for a map of this location.

City of Frisco, Texas
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center

6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Frisco, Texas 75034
972-292-5000
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