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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 1, 2018MondayClosed for Holiday
January 15, 2018MondayClosed for Holiday
February 19, 2018MondayClosed for Holiday
March 30, 2018FridayNo Court / Building is Open
May 14, 2018MondayNo Court / Building is Open
May 15, 2018TuesdayNo Court / Building is Open
May 16, 2018WednesdayNo Court / Building is Open
May 28, 2018MondayClosed for Holiday
July 04, 2018WednesdayClosed for Holiday
September 03, 2018MondayClosed for Holiday
October 12, 2018FridayNo Court / Building is Open
November 21, 2018WednesdayNo Court / Building is Open
November 22, 2018ThursdayClosed for Holiday
November 23, 2018FridayClosed for Holiday
December 24, 2018MondayNo Court / Building is Open
December 25, 2018TuesdayClosed for Holiday
December 26, 2018WednesdayNo Court / Building is Open
December 27, 2018ThursdayNo Court / Building is Open
December 28, 2018FridayNo Court / Building is Open
December 31, 2018MondayNo Court / Building is Open
January 1, 2019TuesdayClosed for Holiday
January 21, 2019MondayClosed 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.