Municipal Court

***Attention***

The City of Fate Municipal Court is now reopened to the public with normal business hours of 7 AM to 6 PM Monday through Thursday, and 8 AM to 12 PM Friday. 

  • The Municipal Court has enforced strict social distancing and sanitation protocols in public areas. 
  • The Court will require the use of wearing a face mask. 
  • The Court recommends that only defendants or attorneys with official court business appear (unless the defendant is a Juvenile that needs a parent or guardian to accompany him/her).

In accordance with the Texas Supreme Court’s current Emergency Order, the court will continue to hold virtual court appearances as an option, using the Zoom online video conferencing.

  • **Note: To request a virtual hearing, please contact the court for more information, at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled court date.**
  • You must have a webcam or built-in camera with a microphone on your computer or mobile device.  (Most cell phones should work.) 
  • You are required to download the Zoom app before the hearing begins.  
  • Please log in and join the Zoom meeting at least 10 minutes prior to the time indicated for your court appearance, with a Meeting ID and Password shown on your court notice. 
  • If you do not have a computer or smartphone or have any questions concerning your case, court date, or other matters, please contact the court staff at 972-771-4601, ext.127 or ext.102 during business hours.

All individuals are encouraged to review the online services to see what options may be available to resolve your matter(s) or visit City Hall during our normal business hours.

 Defendants may also send documents or questions to court@fatetx.gov

In all emailed correspondence with the Court please provide:

  •  your name, 
  • address, 
  • citation number,
  • date of birth, 
  • and phone number.

View the Municipal Court Plan for Reopening

Municipal Court Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Friday: 8 a.m. -12 p.m.

* Online payments may be made here.

Mission


To provide a forum for justice to ensure that all citizens served by the City of Fate Municipal Court are treated fairly and equally while following the guidelines provided for due process of law.
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User Notice


The Fate Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C Misdemeanors and City Ordinance Violations that occur within the corporate city limits and are punishable by fine only. Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Fate Municipal Court. However, neither the Court nor the City of Fate makes any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information herein, and is not responsible for errors or omissions, or for results obtained from the use of this information. Distribution of the information does not constitute such a warranty. Use of the information is the sole responsibility of the user.