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.
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.
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.
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