COVID-19 update (April 1, 2021):
The 323rd District Court’s plan for reopening after COVID-19 has been approved by the OCA and Local Administrative Judge.
Court settings are to be “in-person” with the exception of detention hearings. If anyone is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, you are instructed to notify the court prior to appearing.
Detention Hearings will continue to be held via ZOOM until further notice. Since the courtroom will be closed to the public, Detention Hearings will be broadcast at youtube.com channel(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkzGGRlUNk4BTblfkwIw7cA).
No one may record or publish any part of the hearings broadcast on youtube. Violations of this order may result in a finding of contempt, punishable by fine, confinement in the Tarrant County Jail, or both.
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
Bailiff: Ed Wiseman
Bailiff: Patrice Armstead
Assistant Court Coordinator
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)
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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