Fort Worth Municipal Court will host a Court in the Community/Warrant Forgiveness event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, at LVTRise, 8201 Calmont Ave.
The event is for anyone who has outstanding citations with the Fort
Worth Municipal Court to appear at a municipal court location or Court
in the Community event, without fear of arrest for their cases.
Attendees can resolve their outstanding cases and may be eligible for
alternatives such as community service or a reduction in their fine
based on ability to pay. Preregistration for the event is required. Call
“Court in the Community/Warrant Forgiveness is a great opportunity
for folks to take care of their tickets in a less formal, more welcoming
atmosphere. Please come see us,” said Chief Judge Danny Rodgers.
The Fort Worth EnVision Center and Community Action Partners will
also be onsite to help with rent, past-due rent, utilities and past-due
utility payments. They will also provide job skills training and
To learn more about the EnVision Center and related services, contact Suzanne Richards by email or at 817-392-2591.
In addition, Legal Aid of North West Texas will provide general civil
intake, including family law, wills and estates, landlord/tenant cases,
public benefits, federal tax, bankruptcy and property matters.
To learn more about these services, go online or call 817-336-3943.
Goodwill North Central Texas will be available at the event with
employment opportunities, job placement services, one-on-one career
counseling, job readiness skills training including resume writing,
interviewing skills and job search techniques. Services are available at
no cost, and appointments are not needed.
To learn more about Goodwill services, go online or call 817-332-7866.
Court in the Community: frequently asked questions
Q: Is this only for Fort Worth citations?
A: Yes, for any Class C criminal case filed with the
Court such as traffic violations, ordinance violations, and penal code
violations through the issuance of a citation.
Q: What is Safe Harbor?
A: Fort Worth is a Safe Harbor Court, meaning
residents can always visit a Fort Worth Municipal Court location without
fear of arrest for outstanding warrants issued by the Fort Worth
Q: Where can I get more information?
A: To learn more about this initiative and other court information, go online or call the Court during business hours at 817-392-6700.