Walk-In Court

The Mesquite Municipal Court offers In-Person Walk-In Court  and Virtual Walk-In Court to give you the opportunity to speak to the Judge to handle your case(s) without a court setting previously set.  At the Walk-In Court, you can:

  • Enter a Plea of Not Guilty and request a trial by judge or jury. Your case will be set for a Mandatory Pre-Trial Hearing where you will be able to speak to the Prosecutor.
  • Enter a Plea of Guilty or No Contest. Defendants who plead guilty or no contest have the same opportunities for compliance dismissals, driving safety course, deferred disposition based on case eligibility or a payment plan.
  • Request an Extension of the due dates established by a previous judgment and/or payment plan.
  • Seek resolution of outstanding Mesquite Warrant(s) via the establishment of a payment plan.

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IN-PERSON WALK-IN COURT

In-Person Walk-In Court is every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. (excluding holidays) in the municipal court building.  Check-in time starts at 9:00 A.M. and stops exactly at 9:30 A.M.  No late admittance. 

Click on the following link before attending In-Person Walk-In Court: 

After you appear before the Judge you will stop by the clerk's window to sign the court's order(s) to finalize the action(s) taken by the Judge on your cases(s).  Failure to do so will result in an issuance of an arrest warrant.  

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VIRTUAL WALK-IN COURT

Virtual Walk-In Court is every Friday at 9:30 A.M. (excluding holidays). 

Click on the following links and read before attending Virtual Walk-In Court: 

Check-in time starts at 9:00 A.M. and stops exactly at 9:30 A.M. No late admittance.  To attend Virtual Walk-In Court click on the link below: 

After you appear virtually with the Judge, you will receive an email with the court order(s) which you are required to sign immediately to finalize the action(s) taken by the Judge on your case(s).  Failure to do so will result in an issuance of an arrest warrant.  The Clerk may also call you if there are special instructions from the Judge on your case.  Please be alert to answer the call.

After signing the court order(s) you will be receiving a second email with a copy of the signed court order(s) for your records.  If you have any questions concerning the court order(s) you must call the Court Clerk at 972-216-6206.

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Payment Requirements: 

If Driving Safety Course or a Compliance Dismissal is ordered via Virtual Court you will be required to pay the applicable fee(s) immediately after your virtual court appearance.  Call the Court Clerk at 972-216-6206.

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PLEASE NOTE:  While the Court will make every effort to dispose of your case(s) via virtual court, unfortunately, that may not be possible in all circumstances.  

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You can access court proceedings via live stream on YouTube.

Please click here to access the live streaming of court sessions