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Dallas Municipal Court
Customer Service Window Operating Hours Information

  • Court & Detention Services Municipal Building
    2014 Main, 1st floor
    Dallas, Texas  75201

Monday:           7:30am - 4:30pm

Tuesday:           7:30am - 7:00pm

Wednesday:   7:30am - 4:30pm

Thursday:        7:30am - 4:30pm   

Friday:               7:30am - 4:30pm

  • Full Payments on citations, Cash Bonds and Surety Bonds will be processed at the Dallas Marshal's Office 24 hours daily, 7 days a week (including holidays) at the listed location:
  • Dallas Marshal's Office
    1600 Chestnut Street
    Dallas, Texas 75226

The Dallas Municipal Court schedule changes on the following dates:


JANUARY 16, 2017                  MONDAY                                           CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

FEBRUARY 20, 2017               MONDAY                                           CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

APRIL 14, 2017                           FRIDAY                                                 CLOSED FOR TRAINING

MAY 29, 2017                              MONDAY                                            CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

JUNE 8, 2017                               ​THURSDAY                                       NO COURT / BUILDING OPEN

​JUNE 22 & 23, 2017                THURSDAY & FRIDAY               NO COURT / BUILDING OPEN

JULY 4, 2017                                 TUESDAY                                            CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

SEPTEMBER 4, 2017                 MONDAY                                          CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

OCTOBER 13, 2017                   FRIDAY                                                NO COURT / BUILDING OPEN

NOVEMBER 22, 2017                WEDNESDAY                                 NO COURT / BUILDING OPEN


DECEMBER 25, 2017                   MONDAY                                        CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

Acceptable Forms of Picture Identification

The following forms of picture identification are Acceptable Picture identification  for persons
conducting business at the customer service windows:

  1. T​exas or Out of State Driver's License
  2. Mexican Driver's License or Matrícula Consular
  3. Texas or Out of State Identification
  4. Military Identification
  5. U.S. University Identification (Colleges), etc.
  6. Passport
  7. Immigration Resident
  8. Mexican Voter Registration
  9. Texas Department of Corrections Parolee Card
  10. U.S. Government Issued Identification
  11. Concealed Handgun License

Please note that an expired driver's license will suffice only for setting a court date.

Prohibited Items in the Court Building

All knives
Exception: plastic or round-bladed butter knives, etc...
Razor-type blades
Examples: box cutters, utility knives, etc...
Examples: metal scissors with pointed-tips and blades which are longer than four inches, etc...
Sporting-good objects
Examples: baseball bats, bows and arrows, golf clubs, pool cue sticks, hockey sticks and
ski poles, etc...
Firearms & guns
Examples: all firearms & guns to include but not limited to starter pistols, replicas of firearms,
flares, flare-guns, pellet or bb-guns, ammunition, etc…
Working tools
Examples: hammers, screw drivers, drills, saws, pliers, wrenches, etc...
Martial arts & self-defense weapons
Examples: brass knuckles, billy clubs, mace, throwing stars, kubatons, nunchakus, black jacks, etc...

Appropriate Attire:

All persons entering a courtroom shall be clean and dressed in a manner that shows dignity and respect for the court. Unacceptable attire includes: shorts; cut-offs; pants worn below the waistline; flip flop style shoes; t-shirts; muscle shirts; tube tops; halter tops; athletic/gymnasium attire; tank tops; caps; hats; drooping/saggy pants; clothing indicating gang affiliation or containing offensive, vulgar, racist, sexist, or obscene language; and shirts that are not tucked in.

Examples of appropriate attire:

Males:slacks and collared shirts
Females:dresses, blouse with skirts, slacks, or pantsuits
Failure to comply will result in your removal from the courtroom.