This is a juvenile court.
|Job description||Juvenile District Courts are family courts devoted to juvenile cases. Term is four years.|
|Duties||Juvenile courts deal with persons who are at least 10 years old but not yet 17 at the time they committed an act determined to be ‘delinquent conduct’ or ‘conduct in need of supervision’ (CINS).
Delinquent conduct is generally defined as actions that, if committed by an adult, could result in imprisonment or confinement in jail.
CINS includes non-criminal offenses and less serious law violations, including misdemeanors, truancy, running away, driving while intoxicated (DWI) violations, etc.
|Alex Kim (incumbent)|
- Vote 411 (League of Women Voters Education Fund), Family District Judge, 323rd
- “Candidates for Fort Worth area family court judge, District 323 on November 8 ballot,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Oct 23, 2022) (paywall – article limit)
Recent News Articles
- “Tense meeting of Tarrant judges brings no action on threat to defund ‘ghost’ court,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Oct 19, 2022) https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/fort-worth/article267565287.html (paywall – article limit)
- “Retirements, conflict set up crowded Tarrant judicial primaries,” Fort Worth Report (Jan 31, 2022) https://fortworthreport.org/2022/01/31/retirements-conflict-set-up-crowd