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Tarrant County District Attorney | Sharen Wilson Tarrant County District Attorney

Sharen Wilson Tarrant County District Attorney

In March 2014, Sharen Wilson won the Republican primary with 49,121 votes or 59.42% of the total votes cast. She did not have a Democratic opponent for the November 4, 2014 general election. Her current 4-year term began on January 1, 2015. Prior to being elected to the office of Criminal District Attorney, Sharen Wilson presided over Criminal District Court Number One for 23 years.

What is a Criminal District Attorney in Texas?

A Criminal District Attorney in Texas is an elected official who is the chief prosecuting attorney for felonies and misdemeanors in the county. A Criminal District Attorney represents the State of Texas as well as victims in criminal cases and CPS cases. A Criminal District Attorney also provides certain written legal opinions to other elected officials in the county. Code of Criminal Procedure Article 2.01 sets forth the special requirements for prosecutors in Texas:

It shall be the primary duty of all prosecuting attorneys, including any special prosecutors, not to convict, but to see that justice is done. They shall not suppress facts or secrete witnesses capable of establishing the innocence of the accused.

Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office

Since January 1, 2015 Sharen Wilson has served as the Criminal District Attorney for Tarrant County. The website for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney is: http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/criminal-district-attorney.html

The Tarrant County District Attorney’s is located inside the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center at 401 West Belknap St., Fort Worth, Texas 76196.

Attorneys and staff are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

You may access a list of the trials and outcomes each week by visiting the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney Trial Board.

Tarrant County Trial Board

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Tarrant County District Attorney Phone Numbers:

Business Office817-884-1694
Chief of Staff Division817-884-1400
Civil Division817-884-1233
Family Violence817-884-3535
General Information817-884-1400
Grand Jury817-884-1678
Investigation Division817-884-1204
Main Number817-884-1400
Media/Public Communications817-884-3120
Mental Health817-884-1038
Post Conviction817-884-1687
Protective Orders817-884-1623
Special Victims817-884-2800
Victim's Assistance817-884-2740
White Collar Crimes817-884-1661
Worthless (Hot) Check817-884-1603

Tarrant County Public Information Act Requests

By mail to: Civil Division
Attention: Public Information Officer
Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office
Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center
401 West Belknap, 9th Floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0201

By e-mail to:
[email protected]

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are looking for a Tarrant County criminal defense attorney, call the attorneys at Varghese Summersett PLLC today. The firm’s criminal defense attorneys handle cases ranging from misdemeanor DWIs to serious state and federal felony cases and capital cases. At Varghese Summersett PLLC you will find former Tarrant County prosecutors and attorneys who are Board Certified in Criminal Law. If you have been accused of a crime or are under investigation, call (817) 203-2220 today.

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