City of Dallas, TX

08/15/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/15/2020 04:06

Dallas Municipal Court reschedules hearings, trials, jury duty

Dallas, Texas - The City of Dallas Municipal Court, located at 2014 Main Street will be closed for all court hearings, including walk-in court, Wednesday, August 19, through Tuesday, September 15. The closure includes criminal and civil hearings such as pre-trial hearings, contested hearings, show cause hearings, etc. If you have a hearing scheduled during this timeframe, you will be notified by mail with a new date and time to appear.

Trials and jury duty are postponed due to a Texas Supreme Court order stating that no jury proceedings, including jury selection or trials are allowed prior to October 1, 2020 due to COVID-19. Persons with trials or jury duty appearances will be notified by mail with a new date and time.

Dallas Municipal Court is preparing to go 100% virtual when courts resume back open.

If residents need in person assistance, the Municipal Court Building will remain open and available to assist defendants and attorneys by answering questions, taking payments, setting up payment plans, providing records, filings, etc.

Defendants interested in resolving their citation(s) without visiting municipal court, can do so online at, by live Chat or by mail.

For questions, please contact a court clerk online at or call Courts at 3-1-1 or 214-670-0109.