Municipal Court

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Municipal Court Advisories

The A.D. Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building is open to direct physical public access effective June 1, 2020, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday-Friday for counter service only. If coming in-person, a face covering/mask is required. Temperature checks and screening questions will be administered before allowing entry.

  • All non-jury court dockets, due dates, and appearance requirements resumed as of Aug. 17, 2020 for Criminal Cases.

  • All hearings, due dates and appearance requirements are suspended until

Vulnerable Populations: Individuals who are over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma and those whose immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy are considered to be vulnerable populations. If the above definition describes you, then please be advised that you may contact the court and receive accommodations including on demand options via a personal electronic device.

Phone: 817-392-6700, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Online Chat:

Effective May 1, 2020 Southwest Municipal Court has CLOSED.  All Court proceedings have been consolidated to the A.D. Marshall Public Safety & Courts Building.

Municipal Court has launched Virtual Courtrooms.  Anyone can easily request a Virtual Courtroom appearance by calling 817-392-6700, or by selecting the ‘Let’s Chat’ icon on the court website Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Fort Worth Municipal Court hears cases of city ordinance and code violations, parking and traffic violations, and school attendance violations.


Fine Schedule(s)


Public Notice of Fine Schedule Changes Effective Jan. 1, 2020

As a result of required changes to court costs, fees, and fines mandated during the 2019 Texas Legislative Session the following updated fine schedule(PDF, 919KB) applies.

To view a list of violations and related fine information for Class C criminal offenses filed with the Fort Worth Municipal Court prior to Jan 1, 2020, see below schedules:

Sept. 1, 2019 thru  December 31, 2019 please review the following fine schedule.(PDF, 1MB)

Jan 1, 2014 to August 31, 2019 please review the following fine schedule(PDF, 217KB).

Oct. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2013 please review the following fine schedule(PDF, 480KB)

To determine the fine for a violation prior to Oct. 1, 2010 please contact the Municipal Court.


Help for Self-Represented Litigants

The public has access to helpful tools for self-representation, as directed under Texas Senate Bill 1911, effective Sept. 1, 2017.

Department Head

William F. Rumuly, Municipal Court Director

William F. Rumuly

William F. Rumuly has an extensive background in local government services with 26 years of experience working in three North Texas municipalities. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Texas A&M University and holds a Level 2 Court Clerk certification with the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center. He has worked with the City of Fort Worth since 2006, serving as the Clerk of the Court.