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    Justice Court Pct. 1 News

    As rules and procedures change, Justice Court, Pct. 1 will display any vital information under our Important Notices Page.

    Click here to read about the latest changes to the operations of the Justice Court, Pct.1.


    For your convenience we now offer two ways to eFile:

    Guide & File:  

    • Allows filers to simply answer a series of questions to help prepare and file your court forms online.

    EFile Texas:

    • eFiling is a way for you to file and send your documents to the court online, electronically from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

    For more information, visit our Inquire about E-File Section Below.

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    Court Information

    1895 Courthouse
    100 W. Weatherford St, Room 450
    Fort Worth, TX 76196

    Phone: 817-884-1395
    Fax: 817-850-2342
    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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    New case filings are accepted until 4 p.m., with the exception of appeals. 

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    Justice of the Peace 1 - Staff Members


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    Ralph Swearingin Jr.
    Justice Court Judge


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    Important Updates

    Justice Court 1 follows the same Severe Weather Policy as the Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD). If FWISD delays its opening or is closed, Justice Court 1 will do so as well. However, call our office to confirm closure or delay.

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the complexity of the preceding documents, these documents are scanned images. If you require assistance in accessing the information, please contact Justice Court One at 817-884-1395.

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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196