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.

Locations and Hours


Click on the link for information on the following: 

 


Physical Location 


Dallas Municipal Court           
2014 Main St.                             
Dallas, TX 75201- 4406              


View Larger Map: (Click Here) 


The City of Dallas Municipal Court does not have free or dedicated parking for the public. Paid parking options include street metered parking, daily lots, and private garages.


Taking DART to the Court: (Click Here)



Mailing Address


Dallas Municipal Court
2014 Main St.       
Dallas, TX 75201- 4406  


Do not send cash by mail. Send only a check, cashier's check or money order made payable to the "City of Dallas" through the mail. To ensure the correct citation is credited, print the citation number on the check or money order.

 

The Court uses the postmark date on the letter (stamped by the postal service) as the received date.  Mailing certified is recommended but is not required.


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



Hours of Court Windows


Customer Service Window Operating Hours:  


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

 


Hours of Walk-In Court (Proof or Plea)


Morning Open Court                           Afternoon Open Court

 

Monday:       8:30 am – 10:30 am          1:00 pm – 3:30 pm 

 

Tuesday:      8:30 am – 10:30 am          1:00 pm – 3:30 pm & 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

 

Wednesday: 8:30 am – 10:30 am          1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Thursday:     8:30 am – 10:30 am          1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Friday:          8:30 am – 10:30 am          Juveniles Only – 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Walk-in court (proof or plea) is open and accessible to the public as a first come first served docket. Sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and court opens at 8:30 a.m. There is a limited number of people that can be scheduled per docket. Once the morning docket is full, you can wait on the 1:00 p.m. docket or come back another day.  Once the afternoon docket is full, you can return another business day to sign up for the walk-in court (proof or plea).


 

Court Room Location


Court Room 1 & 2:                                          1st Floor

 

Court Room 3:                                                 2nd Floor

 

Court Room 4, 5, 6 & 7:                                  3rd Floor

 

Court Room 8, 9, & 11:                                   4th Floor


Court Room 10 (Hearing Officer's Court):     4th Floor (Civil Hearings)

 

Dates Building Closed or No Court


Any changes to this list will be posted on the Court Home page. The Dallas Municipal Court schedule changes on the following dates: 


​January 1, 2019

​Tuesday

​Closed for Holiday

January 21, 2019

Monday

Closed for Holiday

February 18, 2019

Monday

​Closed for Holiday

​April 12, 2019

​Friday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​April 19, 2019

​Friday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​May 15, 2019

​Wednesday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​May 27, 2019

​Monday

​Closed for Holiday

​July 04, 2019

​Thursday

​Closed for Holiday

​September 02, 2019

Monday​

​Closed for Holiday

​October 11, 2019

​Friday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​November 27, 2019

​Wednesday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​November 28, 2019

​Thursday

​Closed for Holiday

​November 29, 2019

​Friday

​Closed for Holiday

December 23, 2019​

​Monday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​December 24, 2019

​Tuesday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​December 25, 2019

​Wednesday

​Closed for Holiday

​December 26, 2019

​Thursday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​December 27, 2019

​Friday

​No Court / Building is still Open for Business

​January 1, 2020

​Wednesday

​Closed for Holiday