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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Emergency Filing Procedures

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Emergency Filing Instructions for system outages (please print these instrucutions in case of a system outage):


If you need to reach a duty judge after hours or on a weekend or holiday for a bona fide emergency, please email us or call 214-753-2177 to leave a message. Someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
IMPORTANT: You must select "After Hours Emergency" as the "Department" if you send an emergency email message.