Job descriptionCounty Probate Courts handle administration of wills and estates. Term is four years.
DutiesHandles administration of wills and estates, such as distributing assets to beneficiaries and paying debts and taxes; hears lawsuits related to estates and probate matters.
Establishes guardianships for incapacitated persons and minors; handles civil mental health commitments; and hears cases related to family and charitable trusts.
Responsible for maintaining contact with every person under a guardianship each year.
Annual salary$193,000

Who’s Running?

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Chris Ponder (incumbent)
Website: https://www.judgechrisponder.com
Email: ponderforjudge@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JudgeChrisPonder/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ponderforjudge
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-ponder-3794b8147/
Government website: https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/probate-courts/probate-court-1.html
Republican