Fort Worth Office of the Bankruptcy Courts

Individuals living in Tarrant County, TX, must file for bankruptcy in the Texas Northern District Bankruptcy Court, known as the Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse. Court is in continuous session in each division of the Northern Texas District. The bankruptcy judges in the Fort Worth Office include:

  • The Honorable D. Michael Lynn; and
  • The Honorable Russell F. Nelms.

The Fort Worth Division Bankruptcy Courthouse serves all of Tarrant County, Comanche County, Erath County, Hood County, Jack County, Palo Pinto County, Parker County, and Wise County, TX.

Contact Information

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Courthouse
Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse
501 W. 10th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-3643

Attorney for Bankruptcy in Fort Worth, TX

The attorneys at Littlefield Law Firm in Dallas, TX, represent clients filing for bankruptcy at the Fort Worth Office of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. The bankruptcy courts in Fort Worth serve residence of Tarrant County and the surrounding areas.

Our attorneys represent clients at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas in Fort Worth, TX. We are familiar with filing a variety of bankruptcy claims under Chapter 7 and Chatper 13.

Call (972) 812-0900 to discuss your case.

The Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse

Constructed in 1933, the Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse is important landmark in downtown Fort Worth in Tarrant County, FL. The federal courthouse bears the name of former Senior U.S. District Judge Eldon Mahon.

Judge Eldon B. Mahon was born in 1918. He attended public schools in Loraine, Texas. He earned his bachelor degree from McMurry University and his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin. During World War II Judge Mahon served in the United States Air Force, enlisting as a private and being discharged at the rank of Captain after serving active duty in the South Pacific with the 5th Bomber Command.

Before being appointed United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas in 1972 by President Richard Nixon, Judge Mahon clerked for the Supreme Court of Texas, served as Mitchell County Attorney, Texas District Attorney, District Judge for the 32nd Judicial District of Texas, Vice President of an electrical service corporation, maintained an active private law practice and from 1968 until 1972, served as United States District Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

Judge Mahon was responsible for overseeing and monitoring desegregation of the Fort Worth Independent School District. Judge Mahon took senior status in 1989. The bill that named the The Eldon B. Mahon United States Courthouse, located at 501 West 10th Street in Fort Worth, Texas, was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 21, 2001.

This article was last updated on Friday, February 16, 2018.

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