Court & Detention Services

You have 21 days from when the citation was issued to appear. You may make your appearance online, by mail, by telephone, and in person.   Live Chat and email, do not satisfy an appearance.  If you fail to make your appearance within the 21 days, you are subject to added fines, fees, and possible warrants for your arrest.

How Much Is My Fine?

Click on the link for information on the following:

It may take up to ten (10) business days for your citation to appear in the system. You have the option to handle the citation by mail or by bringing your copy into the Court to be entered. To handle by mail before the citation is entered, provide a copy of the citation, identification, and payment. View, a list of violations and amounts below.

Dallas Municipal Court Fines List


** Fine/fee amounts are subject to change without notice. **

Chat with a live court clerk on live chat or call 214-670-0109 for questions and information on offenses. All fine/fee amounts are subject to change without notice.

Fees that are eligible to be added for failing to resolve your citation:

    • $50 warrant fee;
    • $30 Omni fee; and
    • 30% collection service fee.

Additionally, this may also prevent you from registering your motor vehicle and/or renewing your driver's license.

Citation Search

To review citation(s), status, or balances (Click Here). Example: (C12123456 Do not enter the dash) (Warrants will appear in red)

What you need for all online request:

    • Acceptable form of identification (Defined Here) (Social Security Cards and Selfies (pictures) are NOT valid forms of identification.);

    • Fill out the Verification of Contact Information Form and upload the completed form. (You will find this PDF link during the online setup.);

    • Must have a valid phone number; 

    • Any other forms, identification, or paperwork required by the Court.