List of Duties

The County Clerk’s Office is the record keeper for the County.
Below is a list of the various duties that this office performs.

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

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
801 W. Division
Orange,
TX
77630
Fax: 409-882-7012

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm