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    Probate Court No. 1

    Please be advised that this Court does not have a standing court reporter.  Please request a court reporter from the Court Coordinator when setting your hearing and no later than one week in advance of your setting.

    Judge Chris Ponder


    Tarrant County Courthouse


    100 W. Weatherford St.

    Room 260A

    Fort Worth, TX, 76196


    Fax 817-884-3178


    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Court Staff Directory

    Court Coordinator

    Heather Beyer


    Court Administrator

    Mark W. Sullivan


    Court Investigator-


    Mary Toon


    Staff Attorney

    Kimberly A. Collier


    Court Auditor

    Livia Barton



    Court Reporter

    Michelle Stewart


    Probate Analyst

    Kelly Moseley


    Associate Judge G. Quentin McGown

    100 W. Weatherford St. - Room 260A

    Fort Worth, Texas 76196

    In accordance with the Texas Constitution’s requirement that all remotely-conducted court proceedings be open to the public, Tarrant County Probate Court No. 1 will broadcast all such hearings through YouTube Live. The link for the YouTube channel is below.

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