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Frequently Asked Questions

​​​​WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS FOR TAKING CARE OF MY CITATION?

Options for handling a citation are listed on the citation, or see the links under the Citation Payment Options title on the Court Procedures and Decorum homepage. If you have any questions concerning the listed options, contact the court.

WHAT IS THE FINE AMOUNT FOR MY PARTICULAR CITATION?

A list of the common violations that are filed in the Coppell Municipal Court of Record are posted on the Fines and Court Costs page, which is located on the Court Procedures and Decorum homepage. However, if you need to get information regarding your particular citation, you must call the Municipal Court at (972) 304-3650, during regular office hours. Have your citation and driver's license number in-hand before calling.

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DOES THE COURT ACCEPT?

The court currently accepts payment in the form of cash, check, money order, cashier's check or credit card. Temporary checks are not accepted. Please bring a picture ID if you plan to make a payment with either a check or credit card.

WHEN IS MY COURT DATE?

Your court date for your citation is above your signature on the citation. However, if you pay and resolve your citation before your court date, you do not need to appear. If you have missed your court date, contact the court for information on your warrant status.

HOW MAY I CHANGE MY COURT DATE?

Changes in court dates (continuances) may NOT be requested by phone. Requests for continuances must be made in person or in writing on or before the scheduled court date.

WHAT IF THE COURT IS CLOSED ON MY COURT DATE?

For information of facility closings or delayed openings, please refer to the City of Coppell's online event calendar, check the Municipal Court Announcements page located on the Coppell Municipal Court homepage, or call the court at (972) 304-3650.

I RECEIVED A SUMMONS FOR JURY DUTY, AM I STILL NEEDED?

Refer to the Jury Duty page located on the Coppell Municipal Court homepage. It will inform you if your presence is still required or not.

HOW DO I REQUEST TO VIEW COURT RECORDS?

Complete the Request to View Court Records Form located on the Records Requests webpage and submit your request in person or by mail to the Coppell Municipal Court of Record. ​


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