Our goal is to reopen our doors with safe social distancing guidelines as well as following the direction of the Office of Court Administration Guidelines for Courts.
For the safety of our citizens and employees: If you are feverish or have measured temperatures equal to or greater than 99.6°F, or with new or worsening signs or symptoms of COVID-19 such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste, diarrhea, or having known close contact with a person who is confirmed to have any COVID-19 upper respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, shortness or breath), you will not be permitted to enter the courtroom. Please contact the court at (972) 775-8932 for alternative options.
If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 you will be required to wear a face mask while inside the courtroom and will be required to maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet from others. If you do not have a face covering, the court will provide one for you. You will be required to allow your temperature to be taken by an employee of the City of Midlothian upon entering the courtroom. If you do not want to adhere to these operating procedures, please contact the court at (972) 775-8932 to make other arrangements to handle your citation.
If you are over age 65 or have a serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those who immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy, please contact the court at (972) 775-8932 for alternative appearance options.
Participants/Defendants will be respectful to the judge, court staff and others in the courtroom. In fairness to everyone having their case heard, it is important to minimize the noise in the courtroom. If you are causing a disturbance, you may be asked to leave the courtroom. Cell phones, cameras, food/drinks, hats, tobacco products and e-cigarettes are not allowed in the courtroom.
All persons shall dress appropriately for all court proceedings. Inappropriate attire includes but is not limited to the following:
Shirts with offensive, vulgar, racist, sexist, obscene or suggestive wording
Shorts or cut-offs
Hats or sunglasses except with permission of the Judge.