Decatur Municipal Court of Record

Main page image for Decatur Municipal Court of Record

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


Call the Court for Information

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.

Court hearings have resumed with some adjustments to our procedures. Please visit the "Coming to Court" page for procedure details.

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 Thursday, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. 


I want to:

respond to a citation button
make a payment button
clear a warrant button
get trial information button
learn about pleas button

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.

We want to hear from YOU! Tell us how we’re doing by taking our quick survey.
Click the button below to submit feedback.

Submit Feedback button Opens in new window

Court Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. 

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


    : 940-393-0220

    Physical Address:

    201 E. Walnut
    Decatur, TX 76234

    Mailing Address:

    P O Box 1299
    Decatur, TX 76234