Violation Dismissal Options

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.

Expired Motor Vehicle Registration


  • Remedy within 20 working days after the offense or before the 1st court appearance, whichever is later.
  • Late fee must be paid to the Tax Assessor/Collector.
  • There will be a $20 dismissal fee.

Expired Driver's License


  • Remedy within 20 working days after the offense or before the 1st court appearance, whichever is later.
  • There will be a $20 dismissal fee.

Failure to Change Address or Name


  • Remedy within 20 working days after the offense or before the 1st court appearance, whichever is later.
  • There will be a $20 dismissal fee.

Operate Vehicle With Defective Required Equipment


  • Remedy before the 1st court appearance.
  • There will be a $20 dismissal fee.

Failure to Display Driver's License


  • Remedy within 20 working days after the offense or before the 1st court appearance, whichever is later.
  • There will be a $10 dismissal fee.

Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility


  • Must show proof and court must get verbal verification of coverage.
  • There is no dismissal fee.