UPDATE **Tarrant County Precinct 7 Justice of the Peace Court, announces that the office location is closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020 for the safety of our employees, community and to maximize social distancing. The office is not closed. Employees will continue to provide services as our customers are encouraged to use the website to conduct business or call the office.**
(See Latest Executive Order)
Effective March 17, 2020, all scheduled court proceedings (including motion hearings and trials) except for those deemed "essential court proceedings", such as an Emergency Mental Detention Warrants, Writs of Reentry, Writs of Retrieval, and Repair and Remedy cases, are suspended until further notice. As soon as new directives are received, Justice Court, Precinct 7, will contact litigants to notify them of their new reset date.
Continue to check our website for updates as more information becomes available.
If you have any questions, please contact the court at 817-473-5101.
Kenneth Sanders, was elected Judge by the citizens of Tarrant County’s Precinct 7 to serve as their Justice of the Peace Court representative.
Sanders, a product of the FWISD graduating from Paul Laurence Dunbar, before starting his collegiate matriculation at Tarrant County College, later finishing his Bachelor’s degree at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has enjoyed a successful career in supply chain and performance manufacturing management with such companies as Lockheed Martin and General Motors.
Sanders leveraged his work experiences as a leader, an astute observer and problem solver to be a force of change in the world of politics. “My leadership qualities, temperament and myriad professional experience are key strengths I bring to any task.”
Sanders and his four sisters, anchored by loving parents, make up a family that prides itself on hard work and community service.
For your convenience we now offer E-Filing. Use EFILETEXAS to file new cases and add additional documents to existing small claims, eviction or debt claim cases. This service does not provide a step-by-step guide. Documents have to be scanned into the program before filing. It is important to remember that you may incur additional fees. The court will produce the first copy (original) for our records at no charge, but any additional copies, such as petitions that have to be attached to citations that the court generates to be served to defendants, will be an additional charge. The fees are $1 for the first page and 25 cents for every page thereafter. Please remember that a copy of any original petitions will be needed for each named defendant. **PLEASE NOTE CASES FILED AFTER 3:30P.M. WILL BE ACCEPTED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY**
Forms marked with an asterisk (*) must be in triplicate (three identical copies), otherwise the court will make copies for you for which you will be charged.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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