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    323rd District Court

    COVID-19 UPDATE:  In obedience to the Supreme Court of Texas ruling that restricts the types of hearings courts may hold, the 323rd District Court is no longer holding in-person court settings. The 323rd is holding remote hearings through web-conferencing software. In compliance with Article I, Section 13 of the Texas Constitution, all remote hearings are broadcast on the following youtube.com channel

    No one may record or publish any part of the hearings broadcast on youtube. A violation of this rule may result in a finding of contempt, punishable by fine, jail, or both.

     

    About the 323rd Family District Court

    The 323rd Family District Court hears Child Welfare and Juvenile Delinquency cases.

    Juvenile court hearings take place inside the courtroom and are formal proceedings. It is helpful to arrive 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled hearing time to be available to confer with your child’s attorney. Youth and adults appearing in Court should be dressed appropriately. Attire such as shorts and tank tops are not permitted.

     

     

        
     

    323rd District Court

    Scott D. Moore Juvenile Justice Center

    2701 Kimbo Road
    Fort Worth, TX  76111
    817-838-4600

     

    District Judge

    Alex Kim

    Youtube Channel

    Bailiff: Ed Wiseman

    817-759-7893

    Associate Judge

    Cynthia Terry

    Youtube Channel

    Bailiff: Patrice Armstead

    817-759-7894
     

    Associate Judge

    Andy Porter

    Youtube Channel

    Bailiff:  Bernie Powell

    817-838-4620

    Court Reporter

    Kelly Pelletier

    817-838-4698

    Court Coordinator

    Stephanie Hester

    817-838-4647

    817-838-4600 x0677

    Assistant Court Coordinator

    Mary Kelleher

    817-838-4600 x0650

    Inclement weather policy:  The court will follow the FWISD inclement weather closure policy.  For any settings that are scheduled during times when the FWISD is closed due to weather, the Court will grant the parties and attorneys an excuse for not appearing and an automatic continuance if permissible.  Attorneys must call the court promptly to discuss any necessary arrangements.

    This policy will replace any previous policy for this court.  (1/19/2019)

    The Juvenile Courts

    Juvenile court proceedings are separated into two parts: the adjudication hearing and the disposition hearing.

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