Celebrate Municipal Courts Week Nov. 4-8

Fort Worth Municipal Court will observe Municipal Courts Week Nov. 4-8. This year’s theme is “Building A Better Future.”

An opening ceremony is scheduled for 8:15-9 a.m. Nov. 4 in the lobby of the A.D. Marshall Public Safety Building, 1000 Throckmorton St. Additional events are scheduled throughout the week during regular court hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Municipal Courts Week is proclaimed by the Texas Legislature to appreciate the contributions that Texas municipal courts make to the safety and well-being of communities.

The public is welcome at any of the events held during the week, including an open house, community engagement activities, educational opportunities and staff appreciation events. Court staff will be available to answer questions about the court’s role in the community. Free traffic safety materials and other items will be given away.

The court will continue its ongoing Safe Harbor initiative, meaning that residents visiting the Municipal Court locations will not be arrested for outstanding Class C warrants issued by the Fort Worth Municipal Court. The November Court in the Community event is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 7 at Goodwill Industries, 4005 Campus Drive.

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