Municipal Court

An Update on Municipal Court Services 

New Court window service hours are:
8:00 am1:00 pm; 2:00 pm5:00 pm.*
*The service windows close between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm daily.

Docket check-in times are not affected by the service window hours. Please follow instructions on your hearing notice regarding check-in times.
The payment website is available 24 hours a day, every day.

Update on In-person Hearings: Southlake Municipal Court is holding only virtual (online) hearings through the end of February. All in-person hearings have been postponed until further notice. 

Covid Response & Restrictions: We are currently working with State and County authorities to determine when and under what circumstances we and other courts in Tarrant County can resume public court hearings.
  • If you have been notified of an in-person hearing for January or February 2021 (or have received a cancellation notice) you can request a virtual hearing by by clicking here.
Virtual Hearings: We continue to hold virtual hearings via our Virtual Court website. Virtual hearings require participants to use a smart phone or other audio/video equipped device.
Handle a Citation Remotely (via computer or mobile device)
Most court services are now available remotely. Please see below for a list of things that you can do via email, mail or online to resolve your citation.

Quick Links for Remote Response

Modified Window Services & Hours

The court service windows are open MondayFriday, 8:00 am1:00 pm; 2:00 pm5:00 pm. Service windows close between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm daily.  Important: Court dockets are not affected by window hours. Please follow the directions on your court notice for your hearing check-in time.

The Municipal Court will be closed on all City-observed holidays.

Contact Us

Our court staff is still working diligently to serve you in the safest way possible. If you need assistance with your case, please contact us at one of the following numbers/emails.

Court phone: 817-748-8188
Court fax: 817-748-8060
Clerks email:
Mailing address: 600 State Street, Southlake, Texas 76092