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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 every 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.


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.

Connect With Us

Thelma Hurtado, Municipal Court Coordinator
Email: Municipal Court Services
Phone: 972-557-6055
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3117 Hickory Tree Rd., TX 75180
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact Information

City of Balch Springs Texas
13503 Alexander Road,
Balch Springs, TX 75181.
M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm