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You can now pay your court ticket online, view your payment options in the menu on the left.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 830978
Richardson, TX  75083
Location: 
2100 E. Campbell Rd. 
Richardson, TX  75081 

 

Phone Numbers:
 
972-744-4500
 Fax: 972-744-5800
 Information Line: 972-744-4501

 

                                                            Hours:                                 
Municipal Court Contact Form             Monday-Friday
                                                             8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Any Contact form, email, or fax received after 4 p.m. will not be reviewed until the next business day.)

 

 COVID-19 NOTICE:

Dallas County and the City of Richardson have issued a Shelter in Place order.   To determine the status of your case / options, please speak to a Court Clerk by phone at 972-744-4500.

Court Dockets / Hearings scheduled now through April 30, 2020 are cancelled and are being rescheduled to May 2020 or later.  Please contact the Court Clerk’s office by phone or the Municipal Court Contact Form to confirm your mailing address and/or obtain your new court date.

All current deadlines are suspended until May 2020.

Richardson Municipal Court Jury Trials are Postponed through April 30, 2020.  Jurors summoned to appear on March 25, 2020 for Jury Service are NOT required to appear.  Jury Trial Defendants and Attorneys will be notified of their new court date.

We are taking measures to limit the number of persons coming in person to court and utilizing online forms (see links below) whenever possible:

   Driving Safety Application

   Deferred Disposition Application

   Payment Extension Application

   Financial Affidavit Form.pdf   (English) (Spanish)

   Insurance Dismissal Motion

   All other requests

Most cases may be taken care of by phone and online forms. Payment by phone, on most cases, can be processed by clerks from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please call and speak to clerk at the number below. 

Please do not come to the Municipal Court building if you are:

  • feeling ill;
  • under CDC quarantine;
  • caring for an ill family member in your household;
  • caring for a family member under quarantine in your household;
  • notified by CDC of being exposed to COVID-19; and/or
  • considered an “at-risk” population

You MUST contact the Court by phone, fax or email PRIOR to the date of your court appearance, court docket or due date for your options.

Questions?      Please contact the Court and speak to a Court Clerk

Court Office   972-744-4500   (normal business hours: Mon-Fri  8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Court Fax       972-744-5800

Court Email   COURT CONTACT FORM

(emails are monitored only during normal business hours)

 

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Please Note:
A conviction of an offense under a traffic law of this state or a political subdivision of this state may result in the assessment on your driver’s license of a surcharge under the Driver Responsibility Program.

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 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.

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.