** COVID-19 UPDATE **
The Richardson Municipal Court Building is open
** NOTICE **
Face Covering Required if appearing IN PERSON: Per State mandate, every person in Texas must wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when in an area of a building open to the public. As such, face covering is required inside the Richardson Municipal Court Building as it is open to the public. Thank you for your compliance with this mandate.
All Court business can be conducted through any of the following methods:
Most Dockets and Hearings will be conducted remotely via eDocket videoconference whenever possible. However, Trials will require a Personal Appearance. Please refer to the Court’s eDocket Appearance webpage for more information and appearing remotely for your scheduled Court Docket appearance.
We are here to help you! Please contact the Court so we can better serve you and address any questions/concerns you may have about your court matter and safely making your appearance.
We appreciate your cooperation and patience. Be well and stay safe!
For assistance by PHONE, call the Court Clerk Office during regular business hours:
Court Clerk Office: 972-744-4500 (Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
24-hr Court Information Line: 972-744-4501
24-hr Court Fax Line: 972-744-5800
For eDOCKET (Virtual Courtroom Appearances):
For ONLINE SERVICES ( Contactless Appearances / Remote Requests, etc.), submit a request using the links provided below:
Monthly Payment Plan Application (English) (Spanish)
Completion Documentation (i.e. Driving Safety Court Class Certificate, Driving Record, Deferred Disposition Statement of Compliance, and/or proof of any other completed requirements of your Deferred Disposition Order.)
Please Note: Any online form, email, or fax received after 4 p.m. will not be reviewed until the next business day.
PAYMENTS are accepted by Phone, Online and Mail.
You can pay your court ticket online, view your payment options in the menu on the left.
REMINDER - Court Ordered Classes/ Courses / Counseling Resources:
Many organizations are adapting to the changes caused by the pandemic and in-person class/course options may currently be on hold; however, there are many online class / course options available to help you timely complete most court-ordered required classes and/or courses.
Richardson Municipal Court
Richardson Municipal Court
(Southwest corner of Campbell Rd at Jupiter Rd behind Walgreens)
Per the Supreme Court of Texas’ latest Emergency Order regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster, Courts are prohibited from conducting in-person proceedings but are required to use all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. As such, the Richardson Municipal Court now conducts eDocket Appearances. Please refer to the eDocket Court webpage for more information.
YOU RECEIVED A CITATION. WHAT CAN YOU DO?
The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C Misdemeanors and City Ordinance violations which occur within the corporate city limits and are punishable by fine only.
Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (No Insurance)
A second or subsequent conviction of an offense under the Texas motor vehicle safety responsibility act will result in the suspension of your driver’s license and motor vehicle registration unless you file and maintain proof of financial responsibility with the department of public safety for two years from the date of conviction. The department may waive the requirement to file proof of financial responsibility if you file satisfactory evidence with the department showing that at the time this citation was issued, the vehicle was covered by a liability insurance policy or that you were otherwise exempt from the requirements to provide evidence of financial responsibility.
YOU MUST WAIT 5 WORKING DAYS FROM THE DAY YOU RECEIVE YOUR CITATION BEFORE THE MUNICIPAL COURT IS ABLE TO PROCESS ANY TRANSACTIONS. THE MUNICIPAL COURT WILL NOT HAVE YOUR CITATION, AND IS UNABLE TO PROCESS ANY TRANSACTION UNTIL THE ORIGINAL CITATION IS RECEIVED IN THE COURT.
Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.