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Judge Moreno, JP 4-2

Criminal

Grand Prairie Office – 106 W. Church Street, Suite 210
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
(214) 589-7000 Main  |  (214) 589-7048 Fax
Office E-mail:  JP42Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation:  8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday  |  Night Court:  4:30pm - 7:00pm, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month
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Texas Statutes & Constitution


CRIMINAL FORMS


PAY ONLINE

Fines may be paid in person or by mail by cashier’s check, cash, money order, credit card, or debit card. The mailing and physical address of the court is Justice of the Peace 4-2, 106 W. Church Street, Suite 210, Grand Prairie, TX 75050. Cashier’s checks or money orders should be made payable to Dallas County OR Judge Sasha Moreno OR Justice of the Peace 4-2. Do not mail cash. Personal checks are not accepted for fines and court costs for issuance of a bad check.

Fines may be paid online here. You will need your case number to make a payment. Please put your case number on your payments. If you have misplaced your case number, please call the court at 214-589-7000.

There is a one time, time payment fee of $25.00 added to cases if the cases are not paid in full within 30 days of entering a plea. A collection fee of 30% of the total cost owed is added to cases if no activity, such as a payment, occurs within 60 days.

The Texas Department of Transportation may place an administrative hold on your driver’s license if a traffic ticket remains unpaid. This means that a driver’s license cannot be renewed until the full fine, court cost, and Omni fee is paid in full.


DEFENSIVE DRIVING

You have the right to successfully complete a driving safety course or a motorcycle operator training course if you were charged with: failure to obey warning signs under Transportation Code § 472.022; a misdemeanor traffic offense under Subtitle C, Title 7, Transportation Code , or operation of a motor vehicle by a minor under Transportation Code § 729.001 (a)(3). There are some instances where you are unable to take a driver safety course. To find out your options click here.


FAILURE TO PAY TOLL

If you enter a plea of guilty or no contest, present a receipt for restitution of toll(s) from the North Texas Tollway Authority on or before your appearance date. With restitution paid, the court may reduce the fine and court cost. To obtain a receipt for payment of tolls from the NTTA, contact the following:

North Texas Tollway Authority
Phone: (972) 818-6882
www.ntta.org

If you do not wish to enter a plea of guilty or no contest and desire a trial in this matter, you must make a personal appearance before this court on or before your appearance date.


ISSUANCE OF A BAD CHECK

If you enter a plea of guilty or no contest, present a receipt for restitution of the check from the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. To obtain a receipt for payment of restitution contact the following:

Dallas County District Attorney – Check Division
Phone: (214) 653-3672
Frank Crowley Courts Building
133 Riverfront Blvd, LB 19 11th Floor
Dallas TX 75207-4399


JUVENILES & MINORS

If you are younger than 17 years of age or if you received a citation prior to your 17th birthday or you are under the age of 18 and charged with an alcohol or tobacco related offense, you must appear before the court with a parent, guardian or managing conservator. A plea must be entered in open court before the Judge. Please contact the court to schedule a hearing. The number is 214-589-7000.


LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Frequently, the Court receives calls from parties who are asking for legal advice. Please note that the Court cannot give legal advice and does not represent any party in a claim before this Court.

For legal advice, please consult a competent attorney. You may find a local attorney through any of the following organizations:

Dallas Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service
2101 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
214-220-7444
www.dallasbar.org

Legal Aid of North West Texas
Dallas Location
1515 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
214-748-1234
https://internet.lanwt.org

Dallas South Location
6969 Pastor Bailey Drive
Suite 210
Dallas, TX 75237
972-441-5260
https://internet.lanwt.org

Texas Access to Justice Commission
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711
800-204-2222, ext. 1855
www.texasatj.org

SMU Dedman School of Law Civil/Consumer Clinic
3315 Daniel Avenue
Suite 30
Dallas, TX 75205
214-768-2562
lawcivilc@smu.edu
www.smu.edu