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    Civil Division - Probate Clerks

    Room 233
    Tarrant County Old Courthouse
    100 West Weatherford Street
    Fort Worth, Texas 76196
    817-884-1770

     

     

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    Notice of Change to Final Account Fee Procedures

    Administering Oath Notice       

    Instructions for Paying the Administering Oath Filing Fee Through eFile Texas       

     

    Probate and Guardianship Ad Litem Payments:

    To make a Probate or Guardianship Ad Litem Payment, CLICK HERE.  Using the dropdown box under Payment Option, select your case type.  Please be sure to enter a valid case number in the Case Number field and the name of the ward or decedent in the Notes field.

    Copies of Probate Documents:

    For information on how to obtain a copy of Probate documents, please call 817-884-1069.  Once you have the information regarding your copies, CLICK HERE to pay for copies online.  Select PROBATE from the COPY TYPE dropdown, then select the Type of Document (certified or non-certified), enter the Case Number, and Number of Pages.  Once payment is processed, contact 817-884-1069 to complete order.

    Probate Miscellaneous Fees and Secure Attorney Access:

    To pay filing fees or purchase letters, citations or other legal documents, or subscribe to or renew Secure Attorney Access, CLICK HERE.  Under Payment Option, use the drop-down box to select PRB Payment.  After you have selected your payment option use the dropdown box under Select Type of Payment to select a service.  Please be sure to enter a case number in the Notes field.  Please call 817-884-2840 if you have any questions regarding your payment.

    For information regarding filing a Probate document, please call:
    817-884-1770

    Notice Regarding Case Information Sheet      

    Notice to Attorneys Regarding Civil Public Access

        Notice of Designation of Electronic Record (Civil)

    Notice of Copy Fee (Change in Procedures)

    Notice of Order (Copies)

    Subsequent Filing Codes Instruction Guide

    Texas Supreme Court Order

     

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    Probate Court Public Browse

    Court Rules for E-Filing in the Tarrant County Probate Courts

    Frequently Used Probate Forms

    Probate Courts Administrative Orders

    E-File Reference Guide for New Case Filings

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Sensitive Information Notice

     

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the complexity of the source documents, the documents on this page were created from scanned images. If you require assistance in accessing the information, please contact Christie Reyenga at 817-884-2198.

    The hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information on obtaining copies of documents filed with the County Clerk's office , please call 817-884-1770 during regular business hours.

    Probate records are maintained here, wills are filed for safe keeping and mental health filings are done in this office. This office is currently undergoing technological changes with the implementation of a document imaging system. Check back here often for further updates on this project.

    Probate Notice to Creditors

    Notice to Creditors should be mailed directly to the publisher with publishing fees. After publication, notice, newspaper clipping, and publisher's affidavit is then filed in the Probate Clerk's Office.

    Contact the Probate Clerk's Office for Publisher's address.

    Probate Citation Information

    Citations are required on the following:

    • Application for Sale
    • Final Accountings
    • Application for Partition & Distribution
    • Application to Reduce Bond if a freeze agreement has not been filled)
    • Application for Appointment of a Successor Guardian, Administrator or Executor (unless there is an immediate necessity stated in application)
    • Application to take Written Depositions - This will require and additional $4 issuance fee; $20 Constable posting fee plus instrument fee if applicable

     

    Probate Fee Schedule

     

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