Tarrant County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Fort Worth — Tarrant County, Texas
in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

If your claim is worth over $100,000 you will file here:


Tarrant County 141st Civil District Court
Phone: (817) 884-1588

Tarrant County 153rd Civil District Court
(817) 884-1592

Tarrant County 17th Civil District Court
 (817) 884-1567

Tarrant County 236th Civil District Court
(817) 884-1585

Tarrant County 342nd Civil District Court
(817) 884-1594

Tarrant County 348th Civil District Court
 (817) 884-2787

Tarrant County 352nd Civil District Court
(817) 884-1183

Tarrant County 48th Civil District Court
(817) 884-2554

Tarrant County 67th Civil District Court
(817) 884-1569

Tarrant County 96th Civil District Court
(817) 884-1570

The Civil District Courts for Fort Worth and Tarrant County are located at:

401 West Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76196


Tarrant County Civil Courts at Law:

If your claim is worth between $10,000 and $100,000 you may file here or in one of the County District Courts that have concurrent jurisdiction with the County Courts at law:

Tarrant County Civil Court at Law No. 1
 (817) 884-1485

Tarrant County Civil Court at Law No. 2
 (817) 884-1247

Tarrant County Civil Court at Law No. 3
(817) 884-1440

The Civil Courts at Law for Tarrant County are located at:

100 W Weatherford Street
Fort Worth, TX 76196


If you have an estate proceeding OR there was a Wrongful Death and Survivorship lawsuit and there was an Estate proceeding established in the Probate Courts, you may file your claim here:


Tarrant County Probate Court No. 1
100 East Weatherford Room 260A
Fort Worth, TX 76196
 (817) 212-7238
Tarrant County Probate Court No. 2
100 West Weatherford Room 220A
Fort Worth, TX 76196
(817) 884-1415




If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed in this appellate court:


 Court of Appeals for the Second Court District of Texas

(Second Court Court of Appeals)
(817) 884-1900

County Coverage:
Archer, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Hood, Jack, Montague, Parker, Tarrant, Wichita, Wise and Young

The State Intermediate Appellate Courts for Cameron County are located at:
Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center
401 West Belknap, Suite 9000
Fort Worth, TX 76196

Finally, if you wish to appeal a civil decision from the appellate courts you will file it in:


The Supreme Court of Texas

Physical Address:
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 463-1312

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12248
Austin, Texas 78711






Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson

Justice Nathan L. Hecht

Justice Dale Wainwright

Justice David Medina

Justice Paul W. Green

Justice Phil Johnson

Justice Don R. Willett

Justice Eva Guzman

Justice Debra Lehrmann


Supreme Court of Texas Case Search

If your civil suit involves a person who lives out-of-state, or if there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

United States District Court

The Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth Division

Fort Worth Divisional Office:
501 West 10th Street, Room 310
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 850-6600
ECF Help Desk: (800) 240-7240

1100 Commerce St., Room 1452
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2200
ECF Help Desk: (866) 243-2866






Chief Judge A. FitzwaterSidney
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Mary Lou Robinson
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Samuel Ray Cummings
(214) 753-2200

District Judge John H. McBryde
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Jorge Antonio Solis
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Terry R. Means
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Sam A. Lindsay
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Barbara M. Lynn
(214) 753-2200

District Judge David C. Godbey
(214) 753-2200

District Judge James E. Kinkeade
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Jane J. Boyle
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Reed Charles O'Connor
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge A. Joe Fish
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge Robert B. Maloney
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge Jr. William Royal Furgeson,
(214) 753-2200

Map of USDC Northern District of Texas - fort worth Division

The Fort Worth Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Commanche, Parker,Erath, Hood, Tarrant, Wise,Jack, Palo and Pinto

If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth Division, you would appeal to the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3408
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505, Houston, TX 77002-2655
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020, Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette St., Suite 5100, Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621, Houston, TX 77002-2698
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501, San Antonio, TX 78230-3878
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 450, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299, Shreveport, LA 71101-3074
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Ave., Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78212-3186
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014, Houston, TX 77002-2603
(713) 250-7590

Leslie H. Southwick
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 222, Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4017

Catharina Haynes
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1264, Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2750

Senior Judges:

Thomas M. Reavley
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11009, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 300, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 400, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol St., Room 200, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5462


Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

States that make up the 5th Circuit are Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

If you wished to appeal from the 5th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479-3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543


The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice


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