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    Felony District Court – Fines and Court Costs

    -          If you had costs in a Felony District Court,

    -          They must be paid in full at the District Clerks Office, or set up on a payment plan.

    -          If you have any questions call 817-884-2515

    How to set up a payment plan:

    -          Come to the Tarrant County District Clerk’s Office

    -          (This is in the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center – the same building where your court room is located)

    Address:

    Tarrant County District Clerk

    Third Floor – Criminal Section

    401 W Belknap

    Fort Worth, Texas 76196

    Open Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    817-884-2515

    **If your probation has been transferred out of state and you are unable to come in person – call 817-884-2515**
     

    What you will need to bring

    -          Setting up the payment plan does not take very long (usually about 15 minutes depending on how many people are in our office)

    -          Don’t worry - If you lost your paperwork, we can provide it.

    1)   We need some identifying information (social security number, ID number, birthdate)

    2)   A good mailing address

    3)   A verifiable contact phone number, and 2 verifiable reference numbers (we will have to call these numbers, so please make sure they are correct)

    4)   Bring a down payment of any amount if possible
     

    Payment Options:

    -          Once the payment plan has been set up, you have a few payment options: (Remember these payment options are only for Felony District Court Fines/Court Costs/Attorney fees – this is not for Probation fees that are payable to CSCD)

    1)      You can pay in person on the third floor:  

    Tarrant County District Clerk’s Office

    Third Floor

    401 W Belknap

    Fort Worth, Tx 76196

    817-884-2515

    -          We are open Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and we accept cash, money order, cashier’s check, and debit or credit card (the card must have your name and you must have a valid ID – All debit/credit card transactions have an additional 3% fee)

    -          We will provide a receipt with your current balance after processing the payment

    2)      You can mail a cashier’s check or money order to:

    Tarrant County District Clerk

    Attn: Criminal Section

    401 W Belknap

    Fort Worth, Tx 76196

    -          Make the money order payable to: “Tarrant County District Clerk” or “TCDC”

    -          Be sure to include your name and case number on the money order

    -          We will not mail a receipt to you unless you provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and a request for the receipt

    3)      You can pay with a debit or credit card online or over the phone:

    -          The website is www.certifiedpayments.net – use the bureau code – 9662786 – use your case number

    -          There will be an online payment confirmation form you can print for your records

    -          The phone number is 1-866-549-1010 – use the bureau code – 9662786 – they will ask for your case number/account number

    -          the case number and account number is the same thing and will be located at the top left of your payment plan form

    -          There will be a confirmation number once the payment is completed that you can keep for your records