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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. Parking hearings in person are suspended until further notice. All appearance, hearing, court and due dates are extended until June 1, 2020. Municipal Court will continue to serve the public by phone, online, email and mail.
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Vulnerable Populations: Individuals who are over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma and those whose immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy are considered to be vulnerable populations. If the above definition describes you, then please be advised that you may contact the court and receive accommodations including on demand options via a personal electronic device.
Phone 817-392-6700, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Online Chat: http://fortworthtexas.gov/municipalcourt/
Effective May 1, 2020 Southwest Municipal Court has CLOSED. All Court proceedings have been consolidated to the A.D. Marshall Public Safety & Courts Building.
Municipal Court has launched Virtual Courtrooms. Anyone can easily request a Virtual Courtroom appearance by calling 817-392-6700, or by selecting the ‘Let’s Chat’ icon on the court website Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

Divisions

Contact

  • 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