Frequently Asked Questions

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# Questions Answers

How do I file a small claims case?

For more information on small claims, please visit our Small Claims Cases page.


What form of payment do you accept?

Exact cash only, credit card (not applicable for one month's rent on appeal), money order and cashier's check . 

For more information, please visit the Justice Court 7 fees page.


Does Justice Court 7 do weddings outside of the court room? What about weekends?

Yes.. For more information, please visit the Marriage License page.


Do you close for lunch?

Yes., daily from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 


Are the forms online?

Most of the Justice Court 7 forms are available online. Call our office if you have any questions.


Is there a handicapped entrance?



How much does it cost to file?

For more information on filing costs, please visit the Justice Court 7 fees page.


Where do I file evictions?

For more information, please visit the Eviction Cases page.


Where do I go to file a restraining order?

Justice Courts do not have jurisdiction over this matter. Please call 817-884-1400.


Is my property in Precinct 7?

To determine in which precinct a property is located, please visit the Tarrant County Comprehensive Address Information Directory.


How do I find out if I have a ticket in Tarrant County?

Justice Court 7 only handles tickets issued by DPS,  Tarrant County Constable, Sheriffs Department and Texas Parks Wildlife Department.


Can I receive legal advice from the Justice Court?

No. For legal assistance, please contact your personal attorney, contact West Texas Legal Aid at 817-336-3943, or the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas at 1-800-394-9734. The Texas Government Code Section 81.102 clearly states that it is illegal for our clerks to give legal opinion or advice.


Where do I park?

For information on parking, please visit our Location, map and Parking page.