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Court is open during normal hours of operation.

NOTICE: The City of Carrollton’s Municipal Court online payment system is temporarily unavailable. The City is actively monitoring the situation with the payment software vendor, who is working through the issue.

Municipal Court payments are still accepted in person, by mail, or through Court's interactive phone payment system. This does not affect the DUE DATE on your citation or your PAYMENT DUE DATE if you have one. Water bill payments are unaffected.


 DALLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONER'S COURT passed an Ordinance effective June 19, 2020, requiring all businesses to mandate face masks be worn by workers and patrons while inside the business. Per this new law:

Parties with scheduled in-court appearances are asked to not bring additional persons with them to court unless needed for physical assistance.  Additional persons not needed for physical assistance will be asked to remain outside the court building.

Jury trials will not resume until further direction is received from the Office of Court Administration.

  • Public service windows to pay court fines or to discuss options are open to the public.
  • Court patrons are still encouraged to use the online payment service by visiting cityofcarrollton.com/courts or utilizing the automated kiosk outside the Municipal Court building (2001 E. Jackson Road) if they choose to simply pay their fine. The kiosk accepts cash or credit cards.  Defendants may mail in requests for a Drivers Safety Course or Deferred Disposition, if they qualify for these options.

Court staff will be wearing face masks and will enforce social distancing inside the building.  

For more details, visit: cityofcarrollton.com/coronavirus.

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Municipal Court
2001 E. Jackson Road, 
Carrollton, TX 75006 972-466-3348


Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM 
Friday: 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Class C misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations for which the maximum fine upon conviction does not exceed $500, and for which no jail term may be assessed, are tried in Municipal Court.

Cases involving violations of City ordinances are also tried in the Municipal Court. The Municipal Court judge is appointed by the City Council

Persons receiving traffic citations may be eligible to take a Driving Safety Course and/or Deferred Disposition (probation) to have the charge dismissed. This request must be made in writing on or before the appearance date on the citation.    

FINES

Fines may be paid by cash, credit card or money order at the municipal court clerk's office  unless the citation is in warrant status, at which time only cash will be accepted*. There is a 2% service fee added to credit/debit card payments. In addition, fines may be paid online.

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*A City Marshal MAY approve a credit card payment for a warrant. 



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