A person arrested in Tarrant County is probably going to have his or her case set in the Tarrant County Justice Center located at 401 W. Belknap in downtown Fort Worth. Depending upon the type of case, it is classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor offense. The importance of this classification, at least initially, is before what court you must appear.
There are 10 misdemeanor courts and nine felony courts in Tarrant County. The misdemeanor courts are designated as County Criminal Courts. They are numbered for relative ease, as in County Criminal Court Number One and so forth.
There are nine felony courts in Tarrant County. There are four Criminal District Courts, numbered one through four. There are five additional courts; they are the 213th, 297th, 371st, 372nd, and 396th District Courts...continue to full post
Cowtown clerk's office controversy Tom Wilder, the district clerk for Tarrant County, will most likely be visiting another courthouse soon. On May 13, Peter Lee Hinojosa and Bobby Don Cook, two former employees of the Tarrant County District Clerk's office, each filed a complaint...
Living it up at the Hotel Cold Springs According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Tarrant County commissioners and the Council on Sex Offender Treatment have entered into memorandum of understanding (whatever in the hell that is) that will allow the Tarrant County Jail's Cold Springs facility to house civilly-committed sex offenders...
Tarrant County's Felony Alcohol Intervention Project (FAIP) Tarrant County implemented the Felony Alcohol Intervention Project, or FAIP, in 2007. The mission statement sums it up pretty well: To capitalize on the trauma and consequences of an arrest by early intervention in the alcoholic's course of conduct...
Can I have 50-50 please Chris Can I have 50-50 please Chris?Who wants to be a millionaire £12.5M times over? Ingrid Tarrant asked her former husband, Chris Tarrant the presenter of the ITV game show, for 50-50 of his total worth.
Jail: It's like living in the 1600s In yet another in what has been a string of questionable deaths at Tarrant County Jail, a 35-year-old Dallas woman died on June 13th while in the custody of the county. Adrienne Lemons died of an apparent untreated staph infection...
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