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    Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Closed on County Holidays


    Office Location:
    1895 Courthouse
    100 W. Weatherford Street, Room 450
    Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0242

     

    Payment:

    • All case filings and payments accepted until 4 p.m. with the exception of appeals
    • We accept business checks written within 90 days. Checks should be made payable to: Justice Court, Precinct 1
    • Credit card payments are charged a three percent convenience fee in addition to the amount payable to the Court
    • We do not accept temporary checks and personal checks.

    EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 10, 2017:
    Justice Court One will no longer accept personal checks


    Civil

     

    1.      In Person, we accept:
     
    • Cash (exact amount only)
    • Money orders
    • Cashier’s checks
    • Company checks
    • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) with a valid government issued I.D.
    2.   By Mail, we accept:
     
    • Money orders
    • Cashier’s check
    • Mailing address:
      Justice Court, Precinct 1
      100 W. Weatherford Street, Room 450
      Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0242
    3. By E-Filing (Electronic Filing), we accept:
     
    • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)
    • You can find more information by visiting http://www.efiletexas.gov/


    Misdemeanors
     

    Adult Defendants Only: Telephone and on-line payment are available only to criminal defendants age 17 and over, for criminal offenses committed after age 17.

    Payment constitutes a plea of Nolo Contendere ("No Contest") [Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 27.14 (c): "In a misdemeanor case for which the maximum possible punishment is by fine only, payment of a fine or an amount accepted by the court constitutes a finding of guilty in open court as though a plea of nolo contendere had been entered by the defendant and constitutes a waiver of a jury trial in writing."].

    Note:
    • We accept the full amount only.
    • Call the Clerk of the Court at 817-884-1395 for the exact amount to pay. Failure to do this could result in your payment being returned.
    • Phone and Internet transactions will be posted the day after entry.
    • If there has been a warrant issued for your arrest, it will not be recalled until the day after your payment is posted.
    • We accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)
          
    1.    By Phone:
     
    • Call: 1-866-549-1010 or 1-866-539-2020
    • Bureau code: 1055878
    • Reference: your case number
    2. By Internet:
     

    TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS



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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196