Courts

Filing Fees & Court Fines

Vitals

Copies, Searches & Forms

General Information

  • Recording
    • Land transactions including Deeds, Deeds Of Trust, Liens and Right-Of-Way Easements
    • Miscellaneous documents intended for public access
    • Assumed Business Names (DBA)
    • Military Discharges (DD214)
    • Bonds
    • Oaths and Bonds for Elected Officials and their Deputies
    • Deputation Records
    • Subdivision Plats
    • Marks and Brands
    • Bankruptcy Notices

 

  • Local Registrar
    • File and make copies of birth and death records
    • Issue Burial Transit Permits
    • File Acknowledgements of Paternity

 

  • Commissioners' Court
    • Attend and record Court sessions
    • Record the minutes of the Court

 

  • Licenses
    • Marriage License
    • Liquor License
    • Polygraph License
    • Bingo License
  • County Court at Law Records
    • Probate
      • Issue citations, subpoenas and writs
      • Issue Letters Testamentary, Administration and Guardianship
      • File and index all paperwork into the Probate Minutes
    • Civil
      • Issue citations, subpoenas and writs
      • Issue Abstracts of Judgment
      • File appeals from lower courts
      • File and index all paperwork into the Civil Minutes
    • Misdemeanor Criminal
      • Issue warrants, subpoenas and jail commitments
      • Receive payments for fines and court costs
      • File appeals from lower courts
      • File and index all paperwork into the Criminal Minutes
    • Juvenile
      • Issue subpoenas
      • File and index all paperwork into the Juvenile Minutes
         
  • Court Registry
    • Custodian for monies belonging to minors, heirs, etc.
    • Invest funds in various accounts

The County Clerk’s Office is the record keeper for the County.

Below is a list of the various duties that this office performs.

List of Duties