Decatur Municipal Court of Record

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Recognizing the need to ensure the health and safety of litigants, attorneys, visitors, court staff, our Judge, and other individuals entering the court facility, the Court is implementing new procedures:

  • Individuals considered a member of the Vulnerable Population (over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health condition) are encouraged to call the Court for information about special accommodations for their court appearance.
  • Individuals who have received a citation filed with the Decatur Municipal Court of Record, and have concerns a about face-to-face/in-person court appearance, are encouraged to call the Court for information on how to answer their citation.
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All information provided on these pages is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. For legal advice you will need to consult with an attorney licensed with the State of Texas.

Court Updates

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With all the concern surrounding COVID-19, the Decatur Municipal Court of Record is doing our part to help limit the possible exposure. Court hearings will resume in July, 2020. Anyone scheduled on our July dockets will have received notification of their court date and time.

While we have had to reschedule court dates, the Decatur Municipal Court of Record is still OPEN. We are located in the Decatur City Hall building, directly across the street from the Decatur US Post Office. Our clerks are available Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM. 

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Thank you for visiting the Decatur Municipal Court of Record website. It is our desire to assist the public in a positive and friendly manner that assures fair and quality customer service.

The Municipal Court of Record of the City of Decatur has jurisdiction over Class C misdemeanors issued by Texas state peace officers, code enforcement officers, and the city's fire marshal. 

Examples of Class C misdemeanors include, but are not limited to:

  • speeding, 
  • disorderly conduct, 
  • disruption of class, 
  • minor in possession of tobacco, 
  • minor in possession of alcohol, 
  • animal at large, and 
  • other similar offenses.

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Court Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

The Municipal Court drop box is located on the west side of the City Hall building and is accessible 24 hours a day.  Please submit your payment (check or money order only) and/or documents in a sealed envelope and include your name and date of birth or your citation number. 

Contact Us

  1. Email
    Please allow 24 hours for a clerk to respond

    Phone

    : 940-393-0220

    Physical Address:


    201 E. Walnut
    Decatur, TX 76234
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    Mailing Address:


    P O Box 1299
    Decatur, TX 76234