Dallas Municipal Court
An ISO Certified Department
Court & Detention Services
If you have received a citation and have not responded within the first 21 days, please refer to the following link (Options for Citations Over 21 Days) to better understand your options.
Administrative Hearing Court:
The initial hearing/court date is on the citation. If the citizen is unable to appear or did not appear, they may file a motion/letter within 30 day from initial hearing to:
The documents are sent for recommendation; a Judge will approve/deny the request, and then a ruling will mail back to the citizen at the address provided.
You have the following options available: 1) You may pay the fine; 2) you may post a cash bond usually for the amount of the fine, and request the case be reset for trial, or 3) you can hire an attorney.
Yes, there is paid parking provided by independent owners not affiliated with the City of Dallas. See the following link for reference: (Parking Map)
This type of citation may be dismissed by a Judge and is not handled at the window. You must provide the Prosecutor the declaration page of your insurance policy through Proof or Plea Court or by mail. An Insurance card is not sufficient.
View our Deferred Disposition & Driver Safety School page under the “Resolve Your Ticket” webpage to learn more.
If within 21 calendar days of being issued, see your options under the “Resolve Your Ticket” section.
If your citation is older than 21 days and you have not taken action on it, see your options by (clicking here).
No, we do not have arresting officers at our location waiting for anyone. If you see uniformed personnel, they are either there as bailiffs, or called to appear in court.
County Information is (214) 761-9025
You will need to contact the local DPS office for further information or the person whom sent you the letter.
Learn more in our Payment Plan section.
Pay your fine in full.
To better understand the Scofflaw Vehicle Registration Denial Program, please see our Scofflaw Brochure (PDF, in English and en español).
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