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. Civil citations have 31 days to appear. If you are unsure which type of citation you received, you can contact the Court before the 21 days expires to verify.
Marshal & Detention Center Frequently Asked Questions:
This office only accepts full payments for:
Citation(s) in a warrant status;
Citation(s) without a plea entered.
Dallas Police Department website (Click Here)
Call 214-670-0109 option #2
Dallas County Court's website (Click Here)
Call 214.670.3041, send an email DallasMarshalsOffice@dallascityhall.com or write Professional Standards at 1600 Chestnut St., Dallas, TX 75226.