<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> District Clerk OptionalRegion1

District Clerk

Insure that the affairs of the district courts are maintained objectively with the full confidence of judicial authorities.

Has custody of and shall carefully maintain and arrange the records relating to or lawfully deposited in the clerk's office.

Duties include:

  • Records the acts and proceedings of the district court.
  • Enters all judgments of the court under the direction of the judge.
  • Records all executions issued and the returns issued on the executions.
  • Processes passport applications.
  • Administers child support payments.
  • Administers trust accounts for minors ordered by the courts.
  • Keeps an index of the parties to all suits filed in the court, and make reference to any judgment made in the case.
  • Keeps an account of all funds collected by the office, by way of fines and fees, and the amount due jurors in district court for service.

Information provided by Texas Association of Counties