Thomas A. Wilder
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 143
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
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.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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