Dallas City Attorney

The Prosecution Section handles the criminal prosecution of Class C misdemeanors and violations of municipal ordinances in the Dallas Municipal Court. Class C misdemeanors include traffic violations, assault, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and theft, among others. The Dallas Municipal Court is a court of record. Trials are held before a six-person jury or before the Court.

Family Violence Unit
The Prosecution Section prosecutes Class C misdemeanor family violence assault cases in the City of Dallas.  Experienced victim advocates are available to explain the court process and to help victims and their families find additional resources. To speak with a victim advocate, please contact the Family Violence Unit at (214)-243-2124.

Civil Proceedings
The Prosecution Section represents the City of Dallas in the following civil proceedings: administrative adjudications of housing and premises violations in the Hearing Officer’s Court, animal cruelty hearings, dangerous dog appeals, parking appeals, red light camera appeals, school bus stop arm camera appeals, bond forfeitures, and the demolition docket.

Location and Hours
2014 Main Street
Dallas, Texas 75021
Phone: (214)-670-4439
Fax: (214)-670-4814
Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00pm (Courts building closes at 4:30, please call to make arrangements)