***Court dates scheduled for April 13, and May 4 have been cancelled. All the cases scheduled for April 13 will be rescheduled for June 1. All cases scheduled for May 4 will be rescheduled for June 16.***
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.
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