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Thelma Hurtado
Court Services

3117 Hickory Tree Rd.
Balch Springs, TX  75180

Ph: (972) 557-6055

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Payments are not accepted after 4:30 pm
The Balch Springs Municipal Court is responsible for the adjudication of Class C misdemeanors and other state and city ordinance violations punishable by fine only. The court conducts preliminary and pretrial hearings and trials, collects fines and court costs, and issues warrants of arrest and search.

Appearing in Court
Court is held on the first and third Thursday of each month. All cases are heard at 3117 Hickory Tree Road in the Municipal Center. The law requires that you make an appearance either in person or by mail.

Citations
If you were issued a citation, you have 20 calendar days from the date the citation was issued to enter a plea, pay your fine and costs, or set a court date.

Released on Bond
If you have been released on a bond, you must contact the court for your court date (unless otherwise stated on the bond). Failure to appear according to the terms of your bond may result in a bond forfeiture lawsuit being filed against you and a warrant being issued for your arrest.

Case Filed by a Complainant
If a complainant filed your case, you will be notified by regular mail of your court appearance.

Court Dates
Court is held every Thursday except the Thursday's that fall on the fith week of the month.