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Municipal Court

Current status due to COVID-19All Fort Worth Municipal Court locations will be closed to direct physical public access until further notice for all Civil and/or Criminal citation/cases beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2020. Judges will not be available for walk-in court effective immediately.Parking hearings in person are suspended until further notice. All appearance, hearing, court and due dates are extended until May 15, 2020. We will continue to serve the public by phone, online, email, drop box and mail.
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The Fort Worth Municipal Court hears cases of city ordinance and code violations, parking and traffic violations and school attendance violations.

Fine Schedule

To see a list of violations and related fine information for Class C criminal offenses filed with the Fort Worth Municipal Court related to cases with an offense date of Sept. 1, 2019 and greater please review the following fine schedule.

Public Notice of Fine Schedule Changes Effective Jan. 1, 2020 - As a result of required changes to court costs, fees, and fines, mandated during the 2019 Texas Legislative Session the following updated fine schedule is being posted.

Help for Self-Represented Litigants

The public has access to helpful tools for self-representation, as directed under Texas Senate Bill 1911, effective Sept. 1, 2017.



  • 817-392-6700 (main)
  • 817-392-6723 (fax)

Interim Director:
William F. Rumuly

To request Municipal Court records, use the Court Records Request form.

Docket and Meetings

Current Docket