Municipal Court

Court Reopening 

Lake Dallas Municipal Court will be open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The Court window will be closed between the hours of 1 PM and 2 PM daily for lunch. 

Social distancing protocols, sanitation, and other mandated guidelines will be observed to ensure the safety of the public and the Court staff. Please wear your face mask or one will be provided to you.

Online options for payment, deferrals, defensive driving, and requesting a court date will still be available for those who do not wish to come to the Court physically.

Online Options

We strongly encourage you to use our online options for your convenience and safety. You may be able to take care of your citation or case without ever entering the Court facility.

To protect the health and safety of the community and our employees, and help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), City of Lake Dallas has the following operational changes out of an abundance of caution. Municipal Court in-person proceedings will be temporarily limited. Please call the court for online services.

Para proteger la salud y la seguridad de la comunidad y nuestros empleados, y ayudar a minimizar la propagación potencial de COVID-19 (Coronavirus), la Ciudad de Lake Dallas tiene los siguientes cambios operativos por precaución. Los procedimientos en persona en la Corte se limitarán temporalmente. Por favor llame a la corte para servicios en línea.

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Mission Statement

The mission of The Lake Dallas Municipal Court is to serve all citizens in a courteous, efficient and professional manner. Our service delivery provides case resolution through the judicial process, including enforcement. The court is dedicated to principles of fair and impartial justice administered with respect and equality. We are responsible for the prompt, accurate processing of Class C misdemeanor charges and collections of fines. Our pledge is to continue this commitment and offer courteous customer service to the citizens.


The Lake Dallas Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all fine-only offenses committed within the City limits of Lake Dallas. The offenses include:
  • Animal services violations
  • Class C misdemeanors
  • Code violations
  • Traffic offenses

Duties & Responsibilities

The Municipal Court is responsible for:
  • Collecting fines
  • Holding trials
  • Issuing warrants
  • Reporting on a monthly basis to the Lake Dallas City Council and the State of Texas

Appointment & Fee Report

Click HERE for the most current monthly report. 

Current Court Docket

Click HERE for the April 12 Zoom Court Docket. 

Current Activity Report

Click HERE for the most current activity report. 


Click HERE for payment information.