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On Thursday Nov. 25 - Friday Nov. 26.  If your citation due date is on either of these days, you may take care of your citation on Monday Nov. 29, with no late penalty.

Minimum Standard Health Protocols for In-Person Municipal Court Operations - Please Read

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.

  • The health and safety of Carrollton citizens and staff remain the Court’s priority. Court employees will continue to follow COVID-19 safety protocols, including sanitization practices, social distancing, and wearing masks in the Court facility to protect our employees and citizens. 
  • Until further notice, masks will be required of all parties in the court lobby and in each courtroom in accordance with the Texas Supreme Court's 38th Emergency Order and Attorney General Opinion KP-0322. 
  • 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 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.  

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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 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.


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








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