Municipal Court

Frank W. Robertson Municipal Court Building

Mission

The mission of Grand Prairie Municipal Court is to serve its citizens, and guests within the community, in a courteous, efficient and professional manner. The court and its officers are dedicated to the principles of fair and impartial justice administered with respect and equality.

COVID-19 Notice for the Grand Prairie Municipal Court

In lieu of physically appearing in court, individuals are encouraged to utilize existing convenience options to resolve their cases by telephone, mail or through the internet when possible. In cases where such options are not possible or available and for which a court appearance is required, the Grand Prairie Municipal Court, recognizing the need to ensure the health and safety of litigants, attorneys, visitors, court staff, judges, and other individuals entering court building, implements the following protective measures:

Vulnerable Populations

  • Individuals who are over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy are considered to be vulnerable populations.
  • Vulnerable population individuals who are scheduled for court should make the court staff aware of this status and will be accommodated by liberally allowing resets as needed and/or utilizing video procedures to conduct matters to the extent available.

Face Coverings

  • All individuals entering the court building will be required to wear a mask or face covering that must cover the mouth and nose at all times.
  • Individuals are encouraged to bring cloth face coverings with them, but if the individual does not have a cloth face covering, a disposable face mask may be provided if available. If not available, the individual’s case will be reset.

Screening

  • When individuals attempt to enter the court building, city marshals will ask the individuals if their temperature exceeds 100.0ºF or if they are feeling feverish; have a cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing; or have been in close contact with a person who is confirmed to have COVID-19. Individuals who indicate yes to any of these questions will be refused admittance to the court building and their case will be reset.
  • When individuals attempt to enter a courtroom, a city marshal will use an infrared thermometer to determine the temperature of the individual. Individuals whose temperature equals or exceeds 100.0 ºF will be refused admittance to the courtroom and their case will be reset.

Social Distancing

  • All persons not from the same household who are permitted in the court building will be required to maintain adequate social distancing of at least 6 feet.
  • Social distance markers have been placed on the floors of the court building lobby and line ropes and other fixtures are set up to help individuals social distance when entering the court building or approaching the court window.
  • Only individuals with business before the court will be permitted to enter the courtroom unless an additional person is needed for physical assistance or language translation.A parent or guardian of a juvenile shall appear with the juvenile for a matter involving the juvenile.
  • Persons with business before the Court should submit any necessary documents by email before their court date if possible.
  • Persons with business in the courtroom shall check in with the clerk and submit any necessary documents not previously emailed in to be scanned into their file. After an individual checks in, the city marshals or other court staff may request that an individual provide a contact number and wait in their vehicle (if available) in the courthouse parking lot until the individual’s case is called if the courtroom is at capacity.The city marshals or other court staff shall call or text the individual to appear in the courtroom as space becomes available. When this is not practicable, an individual will be allowed to remain in the court building lobby, subject to capacity limits, until their case is called.

 

Please place any court related paperwork in the night drop box located on the northeast corner of the building. For all inquiries, please call 972-237-8600 to speak with a court employee. 

View the payment information page for information on making payments online, by telephone, by mail and at the deposit box. 

You can use the searchable citation and warrant database to find out if your citation has moved into warrant status, the amount of fine you owe, a court date, and other important information related to your case. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I have any warrants?

You can use the searchable citation and warrant database application to find out if your citation has moved into warrant status, the amount of fine you owe, a court date, and other important information related to your case.

How do I pay my citation if the court is closed?

A deposit box is open 24 hours, located on the northeast corner of the building (submit checks or money orders, but do not submit cash in the deposit box). 

You may be eligible to pay online, over the telephone or via the mail.

Read more on the Payment Information page.

Can I take a defensive driving class to keep a ticket off my record?

You are eligible to take a Driving Safety class to keep a ticket off of your record if:

  • You have a valid Texas driver's license (driver's with commercial license are ineligible)
  • You have current proof of Texas liability insurance
  • You have not taken a defensive driving class within the last twelve (12) months immediately preceding the date of the alleged offense
  • You are not currently taking the course for another traffic violation
  • You request a driving safety course on or before your appearance date

Read more on the Dismissals - Defensive Driving page.

 

Municipal Court Contact Info

Location
Municipal Court
200 West Main Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Mailing Address:
200 West Main Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Hours
Mon-Thur: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Friday (and holidays)

Contact Directory

Additional Contact Info

Citation Credit Card Payment:
972-237-8617

 

Administrative Offices:
972-237-8617

 

Judicial Department Offices:
972-237-8663

 

Juvenile Caseworker:
972-237-8651

 

Prosecutor's Office:
972-237-8606

 

Jail-Bond Desk/Detention Center:
972-237-8951

 

Warrant Division:
972-237-8665