Municipal Court
203 E. Wheatland Rd., Duncanville, TX 75116

John Rizo
Presiding Judge

Kathy Austin
Associate Judge

Anthony Eiland
Associate Judge

Vicky De Los Santos
Court Administrator

Daisy Guillen
Deputy Court Administrator

Frederic Johnson
City Marshal

Sharon Fábrega
Court Clerk

Julia Hernandez
Court Clerk

Nichelle Cole

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 380280
Duncanville, TX 75138

Phone: (972) 780-5055


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

* Closed for the following observances: New Year's Day, MLK Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.


In general, the Municipal Court of Duncanville has jurisdiction for offenses occurring within the city limits that are violations of a municipal ordinance or violations of a state statute. State statutes enforced in the Court include the Texas Penal Code, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, the Texas Health Code, and the Safety Code.

The Municipal Court handles Class C Misdemeanor offenses which are punishable by fine only.


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Fine Amounts

The amount of fine the court assesses is determined by the facts and circumstances of the case.

Usual Maximum Fines

Certain City Ordinance Violation $2,000.00
Other City Ordinance Violation $500.00
Penal Violation $500.00
Traffic Violation $200.00


Court Costs

In addition to the fine, court costs mandated by law will also be charged. These charges vary according to the kind of violation. Court costs are assessed if you plead nolo contendere or if your case is deferred for defensive driving or probation.


Delinquency Notice

Failure to Appear

Failure to make an appearance in person, by mail, or by attorney prior to the initial appearance date may result in a $50 increase for each fine. You may contact the Duncanville Municipal Court at (972) 780-5055, for the initial appearance date and the amount due on each offense.