Court & Detention Services

​Court & Detention Services

In-Person Requirements: CLICK HERE. 

Requisitos en persona: OPRIMA AQUI.

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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:

Any changes to this list will be posted on the Courts Home page. 


December 29, 2020


No Evening Court

December 30, 2020


No Court / Building is still Open for Business

December 31, 2020


No Court / Building is still Open for Business

January 1, 2021


Closed for New Year's Day Holiday

January 18, 2021


Closed for MLK Jr. Holiday

February 15, 2021


Closed for President's Day Holiday

May 31, 2021


Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

July 5, 2021


Closed for Fourth of July Holiday

September 6, 2021


Closed for Labor Day Holiday

November 25, 2021


Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, 2021


Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

December 24, 2021


Closed for Christmas Holiday

December 31, 2021


Closed for New Year's Day 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
  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...
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.

Individuals who come to the Dallas Municipal Court will not be arrested. We do not have arresting officers at our location. If you see uniformed personnel, they are either there as bailiffs or called to appear in court.