Public Notice

If you are sick, please do not come to court. Contact the Court Administrator prior to the scheduled court appearance at or call (940) 349-2160 to postpone settings because of illness.

Court dates are posted on the Denton County website at  

The Court is staggering the regular docket settings to specific times to control the amount of people in and around the courtroom at any given time. Please appear at your scheduled time and practice social distancing while at the courthouse.

Everyone needs to check in with the Court Administrator at the window down the hallway next to the courtroom at the scheduled hearing time.

Completed plea paperwork, signed by both parties, may be e-filed in advance of court settings or brought to the Court.

County Criminal Court Number One will not have jury trial settings in June or July 2020.

County Criminal Court No. 1

Honorable Jim Crouch

The Honorable Jim Crouch 
Judge, County Criminal Court No. 1

Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street
Suite 1419, 1st Floor
Denton, TX 76209-4524
(940) 349-2160
(972) 434-8816
(940) 349-2161 (Fax)

WARNING:  Do not attempt to contact a judge - by mail, e-mail, phone, or in person - about any pending or potential lawsuit! Doing so may result in serious consequences.

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