Municipal Court of Record Number 1

**ATTENTION**  

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19,

The Forney Municipal Court lobby is currently closed.  

We are available by appointment only by calling 972-564-7311.

Contact the court by phone (972-564-7311), email (court@forneytx.gov) 

or online (forneytx.gov).    COURT PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE:

BY PHONE (833)303-3772 ONLINE AT FORNEYTX.GOV OR  BY DROPPING A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER IN THE DROP BOX LOCATED TO THE LEFT OF CITY HALL’S FRONT ENTRANCE AT 101 E. MAIN STREET.     

Court E-mail: court@forneytx.gov

Court Hours (currently)

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    •  *Closed Daily for lunch* 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Responsibilities

The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all fine-only offenses committed within the Forney city limits. These offenses include Class C misdemeanors, traffic offenses and city code violations, for which the maximum fine, upon conviction, does not exceed $500, and for which no jail sentence may be assessed.

They also hear cases involving violation of city ordinances, which may have fines up to $2,000 for certain offenses.

Municipal Courts are the judicial branch of city government. In addition, the Municipal Court is part of the state judicial system. The Municipal Court hears Class C misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations. The Municipal Court Judge also arraigns prisoners and performs other magistrate duties.

Municipal Court Building