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    Criminal Court Fines



    Beginning July 1, 2014, credit/debit card payments will be accepted in the Bond Forfeiture and Customer Service Departments. Customers may pay in person using VISA, MasterCard, or Discover.


    **Credit Card Payments – 2.30 percent or payment amount, minimum of $2.50 per payment

    **Debit Card Payments - $2.50 per payment


    **Convenience fee is charged by the card processor provider and the Tarrant County Clerk’s Office does not receive any portion of this fee.


    The Criminal Section of the County Clerk's office is responsible for record keeping of the ten County Criminal Courts where all Class A, B and C misdemeanors are filed.

    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 Criminal Courts, please call 817-884-1066.

    Paying County Criminal Courts Misdemeanor Fines

    The County Clerk, Tarrant County accepts full or partial payment for Criminal Fines and

    Traffic. Refer to your payment schedule for the due date, your case number and amount


    Cashier's Office

    The cashier's office where fines can be paid is located on the lower plaza of this building.

    The cashier's hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Online Payments

    Payments can also be made online, please allow up to 3-4 business days for your payment

    to be posted to your court case. An arrest warrant for the outstanding balance may

    still be issued during the 3-4 business days prior to your payment being posted to your



    Before you begin…

    You must have your case number. This number is located on your court document. If you

    are unable to locate your case number, contact Judicial Compliance at 817-212-7271

    during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding County holidays and weekends).

    Payment Fees and Options:  VISA Master Card Logo   American Express Card Logo  Discover Card Logo  Credit/Debit Only

    A 3% convenience fee, $1 minimum, payable to Certified Payments, Inc. will apply.

    This will be shown as a separate transaction on your credit/debit card statement.

    Processing and Handling Fee, Texas Local Government Code, Article 132.003.

    Administrative Fee:
    Article 102.072, Criminal Code of Procedures - $2 transaction fee will apply for each payment.

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    In order to use this service, your browser MUST support 128-bit encryption through the Certified Payments website.

    Warning and Disclaimer

    Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a

    link from the Tarrant County web site.

    Technical Support

    If you have any questions, please contact the County Clerk Webmaster.

    For helpful information regarding the court system, please visit Texas Court Help.

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