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    INFORMATION ABOUT THE DISTRICT CLERK

    Thomas A. Wilder
    District Clerk

    The District Clerk is elected for a four year term and manages most of the business operations for the 27 elected Courts and 15 associate judges and magistrates (42 total) in Tarrant County that hear Civil, Family and Felony Criminal cases. The office functions with 141 employees who maintain and manage the records and money for court fees and fines collected, over 20 million dollars in approximately five thousand custodial accounts which are invested for the benefit of many minor children on orders from the courts, bail bond forfeitures and all tax lawsuits. The office also produces a substantial number of court documents including civil citations, criminal warrants, criminal judgments and sentences, and performs other ministerial duties. Currently, the office receives over 70,000 new case files every year.

    The District Clerk's Office implemented remote filing for lawsuits in 1995 with the approval of the Texas Supreme Court and Board of District Judges and has successfully implemented a new e-Filing application as of January 1, 2014. In 2004 the office began offering Web Based Access to images of court case documents, many of the courts' computerized records, and other information of use to employers, attorneys, and the general public.

          

          

    TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS



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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196