Fine Amounts

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

Usual Maximum Fines

Violation Type Usual Maximum Fine
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.

Forms of Payment

The court accepts cash, check*, money orders, cashier’s checks, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Payment Options

  • 1. Pay By Phone
  • 2. Pay In-Person
  • 3. Pay Online
  • 4. 24-Hour Depository
  • 5. Pay by Mail
  • Make a payment using our automated phone system

    1-844-541-1886

    We accept Visa, MasterCard or AMEX.

    Payments in Warrant Status

    Payments made using the automated system for citations in Warrant Status, can be done between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

  • Making a Payment In-Person

    Payments may be made in-person at the court office at 203 E. Wheatland Rd. Payments can be made Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except on holidays.

    Payment Types

    When paying in-person, you may use your Visa, AMEX or MasterCard. You may also pay by check, money order, or cashier’s check. We will not accept a personal check if you are paying on a Warrant.

  • Paying Online

    Pay your ticket online

    Payments must be for the full amount due on the citation, and can be paid 24/7.

    Payments made online for Citations in Warrant Status

    If the citation is in Warrant Status, payments made online or through our automated system, may be paid from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Contact the court to let them know the Warrant has been paid so that it will be cleared from active status immediately.
    Call 1-844-541-1886.

  • Depository (Drop Box)


    You may pay fines 24 hours a day by dropping the payment in the water utility night depository. The drop box is located in the front parking lot of City Hall at 203 E. Wheatland Rd.



    night-drop-box

    Payment Types

    Payments must be in full by check, money order, or cashier’s check. Please write Municipal Court on the envelope. We will not accept a check if you are paying on a warrant.

  • Making a Payment by Mail

    Payments made by mail must be postmarked on or before the court appearance or due date or a warrant will be issued for arrest. Allowing a court case to go into warrant status substantially increases the amount of the fines and fees due.

    To pay by mail use the following address:

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

    *No checks are accepted on warrants.

    Payment Types

    Payment must be for the full amount due on the citation. Payment in the form of check or money order is to be payable to the City of Duncanville. Make certain the amount sent is sufficient to pay the fine. All incorrect checks will be returned and the case will remain open. Please put your ticket number on your check or money order. Credit card payments will not be accepted through the mail. Checks are not accepted if you are paying on a warrant.

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.

Collections

The City of Duncanville has currently contracted with McCreary, Veselka, Bragg & Allen, P.C. to assist in collecting fines from individuals with outstanding warrants. If you would like to contact MVBA for payment arrangements, please call:

1-866-955-5455