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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:

2019
January 1, 2019

Tuesday

Closed for Holiday
January 21, 2019Monday

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, 2019Thursday

Closed for Holiday
September 02, 2019

Monday Closed for Holiday
October 11, 2019

Friday

No Court / Building is still Open for Business
November 26, 2019Tuesday**Non-Trial Day (Partial Closing)
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

**Non-Trial Day (Partial Closing)
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
December 30, 2019Monday**Non-Trial Day (Partial Closing)
December 31, 2019TuesdayNo Court / Building is still Open for Business
January 1, 2020

Wednesday

Closed for Holiday
January 2, 2020Thursday**Non-Trial Day (Partial Closing)

** Non-Trial Day = Only proof or plea, off-docket, DSC and deferred disposition show cause hearings, walk-in adjudication hearings, and attorney walk-in dockets shall be scheduled. **


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
  12. *Social Security Cards and Selfies (pictures) are NOT valid forms of ID*

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...
Scissors
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.