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    Justice of the Peace Court 7

    Judge Kenneth Sanders



    Kenneth Sanders, was elected Judge by the citizens of Tarrant County’s Precinct 7 to serve as their Justice of the Peace Court representative. 
    Sanders, a product of the FWISD graduating from Paul Laurence Dunbar, before starting his collegiate matriculation at Tarrant County College, later finishing his Bachelor’s degree at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He has enjoyed a successful career in supply chain and performance manufacturing management with such companies as Lockheed Martin and General Motors.


    Sanders leveraged his work experiences as a leader, an astute observer and problem solver to be a force of change in the world of politics. “My leadership qualities, temperament and myriad professional experience are key strengths I bring to any task.”


    Sanders and his four sisters, anchored by loving parents, make up a family that prides itself on hard work and community service. 




    The City of Arlington has received federal and state funding for programs designed to assist Arlington tenants and prevent evictions. The Arlington CARES program is being administered by the Arlington Housing Authority. Applications are being accepted now online. Individuals applying for assistance must:


    ·      Be an individual/household who is experiencing a financial crisis due to COVID-19


    ·      Be a legal resident of the USA


    ·      Be a resident of Arlington


    ·      Submit supporting documents as required 


    The application can be downloaded here: Arlington CARES Application


    Submit your application with all applicable documentation via email to or fax 817-962-1260.  You may also use the secure drop box in the lobby of the Arlington Housing Authority located at 501 W. Sanford Sreet, Suite 20, Arlington, TX  76011.  


    File your case online

    For your convenience we now offer E-Filing. Use EFILETEXAS to file new cases and add additional documents to existing small claims, eviction or debt claim cases. This service does not provide a step-by-step guide. Documents have to be scanned into the program before filing. It is important to remember that you may incur additional fees. The court will produce the first copy (original) for our records at no charge, but any additional copies, such as petitions that have to be attached to citations that the court generates to be served to defendants, will be an additional charge. The fees are $1 for the first page and 25 cents for every page thereafter. Please remember that a copy of any original petitions will be needed for each named defendant. **PLEASE NOTE CASES FILED AFTER 3:30P.M. WILL BE ACCEPTED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY**

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    Mansfield Subcourthouse

    1100 East Broad Street, St 202

    Mansfield, Texas  76063


    Phone:  817-473-5101 

    Fax:  817-850-2328

    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


    Phones are answered at 7 a.m. and all filings and payments must be received by 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday and by 3:30 p.m. on Friday

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