Arlington, TX

Arlington is a city in Tarrant County, Texas within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's estimate, the city had a population of almost 374,000 at the end of 2011, making it the third largest municipality in the metropolitan area. Arlington is the fiftieth most populous city in the United States and the seventh most populous city in the state of Texas; it is also the largest city in the state that is not a county seat.


Located approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of downtown Fort Worth and 20 miles (32 km) west of downtown Dallas, Arlington is home to the University of Texas at Arlington, a doctoral-granting institution, and a General Motors assembly plant. Additionally Arlington hosts the Texas Rangers' Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, AT&T Stadium, the International Bowling Campus (which houses the United States Bowling Congress, International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame), the headquarters for American Mensa, and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas (the original Six Flags) and Hurricane Harbor. Arlington is the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV.


Arlington borders Kennedale, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and Fort Worth, and surrounds the smaller communities of Dalworthington Gardens and Pantego.


Arlington is the largest city in the United States without a public transit system, which doesn’t say much for Arlington.


The Arlington Municipal Courts are committed to providing quality customer service to all who appear in the court while the diligently execute the administrative duties of the Municipal Court as set forth by law. They promise to be innovative in creating methods and techniques that allow them to be more responsive to the needs of the public. That’s pretty comforting. The Municipal Court is located at 101 S. Mesquite Street, Arlington, Texas 76010 at the north east corner of Abram & Mesquite Streets. The phone number is 817-459-6777 and a representative will be available 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday. Although their fax number is 817-459-6956, they want all correspondence must be through US mail. That address is Mail stop 63-0100, P.O. Box 90403, Arlington, Texas 76004-3403.




If a person is arrested on a City of Arlington Class C Misdemeanor warrant he or she has the option to either post a bond or pay the fine. The following information applies if you are arrested on an Arlington warrant.


The Judge will accept the following types of bonds in order to be release a person from jail.


Cash Bond


A cash bond is usually for the amount equal to the fine plus $65 in additional fees. This money must be paid in the form of cash, cashiers check, or money order. You will receive a receipt for your payment and a copy of the bond, which will indicate a court date.


You will be requested to enter into a plea of "Nolo Contendere" or "No Contest." By entering into this plea, you are giving the Judge permission to take the bond money and apply it to the fine in event you do not appear on your court date. After your hearing, the judge will allow you credit for time spent in jail and order the Clerks’ office to process any refund amount due. NOTE: You are not required to enter into the above plea. You have right to appear in court and request any available option you wish for disposing of the charge.


A local bondsman or an attorney usually provides this bond. Upon payment of sum set by the surety, they could give a bond for your release. In this situation, you will receive a copy of the bond and a court date.


The Judge may authorize the release of an individual from jail on a "Personal Recognizance Bond" based on the nature and circumstances of the offense charged, employment, financial resources, character, mental condition, record of convictions, etc. A release on recognizance is a condition under which an individual is released in lieu of bail, i.e., upon his promise to appear and respond to a criminal charge against him or her. Upon release on a personal bond, you will receive a copy of the bond and a court date.


In all cases where a bond is posted, please keep your copy of all documents. You must appear on the assigned date or you may make an appointment for walk-in court. (For walk-in hours click here). You must pay fines and fees that are assessed on or before the due date in accordance with the Judge’s order. If you do not appear in court, a charge of "Failure to Appear in Court" may be filed and another warrant of arrest may be issued. In this situation, you will be liable to pay additional fine. For information regarding bond desk at the City jail please click here.


You have a responsibility to make sure that your address is kept current with the court. If you are unable to come to court on the date given, you must make a written request or come in person to request a new court date. Please bring paperwork related to your case when you visit the court for a new date.


If you are arrested in Arlington for a warrant issued by another city, you may post bonds as described in the section on "ARRESTS." The bonds are processed in the same way. The City of Arlington will forward monies collected at time of arrest or when posting a bond to the appropriate city. This process takes about 30 days.


You are required to contact the Municipal Court in the city where the citation was issued by the date given on the bond. Please do not visit the Arlington Municipal Court for citations issued in other cities. NOTE: When inquiring about a bond that you posted in Arlington for a citation issued in another city, keep your paperwork with you as the Arlington Municipal Court will need appropriate information in order to assist you. The City of Arlington will not refund bond money to you. All monies will be refunded by the city where the citation was issued.


If you are arrested in Arlington for an offense other than a Class C Misdemeanor, the judge may allow you to post a bond as described in the section on "ARRESTS." The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office will make the decision if the case will be filed against you. Once this decision is made, the City of Arlington will forward the bond monies taken at time of arrest to appropriate authority within 10 days thereafter. The bond money will be refunded to you if the District Attorney’s Office decides not to pursue a case against you. The refund will be issued at least 10 days after the notification by the District Attorney’s Office. Tarrant County Clerk is responsible for processing bond money for cases tried in Tarrant County Court. Always keep the paperwork given to you when you bond out of jail.


If you have to go to federal court in this area, you’ll go to the United States District Court in the Northern District of Texas. The judges you’ll run in to are Chief District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater, District Judge Mary Lou Robinson , District Judge Sam R. Cummings ,District Judge John H. McBryde, District Judge Jorge A. Solis, District Judge Sam A. Lindsay, District Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn, District Judge David C. Godbey, District Judge Ed Kinkeade, District Judge Jane Boyle, District Judge Reed O'Connor and Senior District Judge A. Joe Fish. If you are involved in a case there, and you don’t like how it turns out, you will have to appeal the decision to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana.


There are a lot of Allstate “suits” in Arlington Texas. Here are some, but certainly not all of the Allstate suits in Texas:

Anthony Sampson - Allstate Insurance Company , 4519 Matlock Rd Ste. 131, Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 784-1815 ; Allstate Insurance Company - Gary Tongate, 430J E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76011, (817) 861-3422; Allstate Insurance Company - Michael Puzzuole, 2175 Greenway St Oaks, Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 446-1522; Allstate Insurance Company - T Le , 2397 S Collins St, Arlington, TX 76014 (817) 277-1011; Allstate Insurance Company - John Smith, 1908 Baird Farm Rd, Arlington, TX 76006 (817) 265-5577; Allstate Insurance Company - Michael Massey, 4750 Little Rd, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 516-0813; Allstate Insurance, 447 W Main St, Arlington, TX 76010 (888) 709-4320; Allstate Insurance

4720 W Sublett Rd Ste 106, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 223-1850;Allstate Insurance Company - Patsy Puzzuole ,6201 Matlock Rd Suite 137, Arlington, TX 76002 (817) 417-8700; Allstate Insurance Co, 4300 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 561-6063; Joan Hanak - Allstate Insurance Company

5930 W Interstate 20 # 252, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 516-0813; Allstate Insurance Company - Brad Bingham; 4307 South Bowen 155, Arlington, TX 76016 (817) 274-1010; Allstate Insurance Company - Brian Certain, 2310 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 640-8738; Allstate Insurance, 8021 Matlock Rd, Arlington, TX 76002 (817) 417-5087; Allstate Insurance; 7807 S Cooper St Ste 105, Arlington, TX 76001 (817) 468-9000; Denny Shahi - Allstate Insurance Company, 4001 W Green Oaks Blvd Ste. 115, Arlington, TX 76016 p (817) 494-0120; Brad Bingham - Allstate Insurance Company, 4307 S Bowen Rd Ste. 155, Arlington, TX 76016, (682) 238-4552; Allstate Insurance Company - Thomas Crutchfield, Premier Agency, 214 S Mesquite St, Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 861-1977; Allstate Insurance Company - Jeffrey Hiemenz, Premier Agency, 1601 W Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76012, (817) 461-1066; Allstate Insurance Company - Jimmy Jones, 1121 W Mayfield Rd, Arlington, TX 76015, (817) 784-8400; Allstate Insurance Company - Bill Eggar, Premier Agency, 4300 SW Green Oaks Blvd Oaks, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 572-7474; Allstate Insurance Company Ernie Williams; 800 SW Green Oaks Blvd Oaks, Arlington, TX 76017, (682) 232-0548; Allstate Insurance Company Mark Roenbrook, Premier Service Agency, 4001 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76016, (682) 232-0437; Allstate Insurance Company - Lezlee Liljenberg, Premier Agency, 3105 W Arkansas Ln Unit A2, Arlington, TX 76016, (817) 794-5887; Allstate Insurance Company - Michelle Grothouse, Premier Agency, 1001 NE Green Oaks Blvd #171, Arlington, TX 76006, (817) 468-3066, Allstate Insurance Company - Paula Huemmer, Premier Agency, 7000 S Cooper St #F, Arlington, TX 76001 (817) 467-3880.