The Dallas Court and Detention Services Department provides administrative and clerical support for the Dallas Municipal Court System, which adjudicates Class C misdemeanors and fine only offenses. The court provides options to resolve citations online, pay with a debit or credit card by phone with a customer service representative, cash payments at local retail stores, by mail, and in-person. Click the options below for more information.
The Court and Detention Services Department is the Official Clerk of the Court of Record. The department is responsible for overseeing: Municipal Court administrative and clerical functions, the Dallas Marshal’s Office, the City Detention Center, and the incarceration of City of Dallas prisoners at the Dallas County Lew Sterrett Justice Center Facility.