Kaufman County Site - Elections


County Clerk


lh   Kaufman County Clerk's Office
Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Mulberry
Kaufman, TX  75142


972-932-4331 x 1104


Real Property: 972-962-8018   Criminal Court: 972-932-4086   Criminal Court: 972-932-0659


8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
(except for County Approved Holidays) 

Laura Hughes  

Insuring protection and accessibility of
vital county records for all citizens.

County Clerk    
What's New

Kaufman County Clerk’s office is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the following: Simplifile, Corporation Service Company, and E.Pn for e-recording in Kaufman County.

eRecording” is the process of filing and recording documents with the county clerk’s or recorder’s office via the Internet that would otherwise be sent by express mail or courier service.

Our Mission


The County Clerk ’s office is an office that touches everyone’s life and has since 1848.  We keep and maintain Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage licenses and Assumed Name Certificates.  The office also records every real estate and land transaction.  In addition, we file and maintain the records of the Commissioners' Court, two County Courts at Law and the courts for Probate, Mental Illness, and Juvenile cases.  An efficient, well run office is vital to the citizen’s of Kaufman County and the court. 

The County Clerk must be a seasoned administrator with expertise in the areas of strategic planning, caseflow management, information systems management, records management, human resource management, program evaluation, financial management and public relations.
We strive to use teamwork, technology and planning to improve our services, increase the accessibility of the records, and prioritize preservation efforts. Since 2000, By focusing on our goals, we are able to tout many firsts, have a long list of accomplishments and have received several awards.

Fraud Guard

Guarding Against Property Fraud

The Kaufman County Clerk's office is offering a new service they hope will help prevent property fraud. Fraud Guard is a free alert notification system that will send an email every time a document with the property owner's name on it is recorded at the County Clerk's office.

Property owners will have to register for Fraud Guard online by visiting www.countygovernmentrecords.com or by calling the County Clerk's Office at (972) 932-4331 ext. 1202.

"While we can't prevent property fraud from happening, we can help stop it, in its tracks - by using the latest technology and automation available to provide the early warning notice that is needed," states Laura Hughes, Kaufman County Clerk

Marriages of Kaufman

Come to Kaufman County and get your marriage licenses!

Requirements for marriage applications: Valid photo identification *for both parties, $82.00, Cities of Birth, SSN's *for both parties, A 72 hour wait period *unless active duty




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