Civil Section

Responsibilities

The District Clerk is the office of record for all Civil proceedings heard in the District Courts and County Courts at Law.

This includes:

  • All divorces
  • Child support
  • Consumer lawsuits
  • Contract disputes
  • Custody cases
  • Real estate
  • Serious personal injury
  • Tax collection cases

The clerk is responsible for issuing all:

  • Abstracts of judgment
  • Citations
  • Collecting all costs of court
  • Preparation of warrants
  • Writs