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District Clerk

Carolyn Rains


401 East Houston Avenue
Crockett, Texas 75835
Office (936) 544-3255 Ext 235 
Fax (936) 544-9523


EMAIL:  DistrictClerk@co.houston.tx.us

District Clerk

The office of the District Clerk is established by Article 5, Section 9 of the Texas Constitution. The District Clerk is the office of record for all proceedings heard in District Courts, and in Houston County, some civil and family matters heard in County Courts at Law. This includes the most serious personal injury, contract, real estate, and consumer lawsuits; all divorces, child support and custody cases; as well as tax collection cases.

Records of felony cases are kept in the District Clerk’s office.

Deputies of the District Clerk carry out the decision of the courts by issuing writs, abstracts of judgment, preparation of warrants or commitment of documents in criminal matters.

E-FILE dates

Jury Duty

The jury clerk receives a list of random names compiled by the Secretary of State and provided to the clerk of Houston County. The names consist of Houston county registered voters and names provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The Jury Clerk duty is to pull a jury for District Courts, County Court at Law, and, the Justice of the Peace Courts in Houston County when ask upon. The clerk keeps the jury wheel updated with the juror’s current information.

Look for any cancellations on our Facebook page, on KIVY radio, telephone message and signs on the doors.

*All jurors who want to claim an exemption or postponement please call the number that is on your card or email the District Clerk’s office at Districtclerk@co.houston.tx.us.

Helpful Tools

Child Support:

https://texasattorneygeneral.gov

Passport Forms:

https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/forms.html

Passport Fees:

Indigent Defense Plan

http://tidc.tamu.edu/IDPLAN/Viewplan.aspx?PlanID=328

Online Criminal & Civil Records:

http://idocket.com

Self Represented litigants WEB HELP

Lone Star Legal Aid Services
1800-354-1889 OR 936-5601455
408 E. Pilar Nacogdoches, TX 75961
 
 

CASE INFORMATION SHEET
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT CASE INFORMATION SHEET
CERTIFICATE OF ADOPTION
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELF_REPRESENTED (PRO SE) LITIGANTS
CASE INFORMATION SHEET (SPANISH)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT CASE INFORMATION SHEET (SPANISH)
FEE SCHEDULE
LOCAL ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
FUTURE SETTINGS
RESOURCES (FORMS & INSTRUCTIONS)
LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
BEST PRACTICES, ETC
STATEMENT OF INABILITY TO AFFORD COURT COSTS
AUGUST APPOINTMENTS AND FEES APPROVED
Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel State Bar of Texas Grievance Form
Request for Inspection of Sealed Records Form





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