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The Kaufman County Clerk serves as Clerk of the Court for three Courts:

  • County Court-Judge Bruce Wood
  • County Court at Law -Judge Dennis Jones
  • County Court at Law 2 – Judge David Lewis

The Clerk’s Office maintains the official court files for the following types of cases:

  • Misdemeanor Criminal case files (Class A and B)
  • Probate and Guardianship case files
  • Bond Forfeiture case files
  • Mental Health (Confidential/Non-Public)
  • Juvenile (Confidential/Non-Public)
  • Civil Cases filed in the County Court

The basic duty of the clerk in all court matters is to maintain and protect the integrity of the Courts' record. Additionally, the clerk issues process( citations, subpoenas, writs, warrants, letters testamentary, abstracts of judgment, executions, etc.), maintains the minutes of the courts, collects fines and court costs, prepares appellate transcripts and files required statistical reports with the Texas Judicial Council and Office of Court Administration.

SEARCHES/COPIES:

Court records maintained by the County Clerk (except for Mental Health and Juvenile) are available for inspection by the public at no charge; however, there are fees for copies and/or certification of facts performed by the County Clerk as follows:

  • Plain copies $1.00 per page
  • Certified copies $5.00 for certification plus $1.00 per page
  • Certification of Facts $5.00 (results of search without copies)

Requests for copies and/or searches may be made in person or by mail accompanied by the following (Search will be conducted only on the name as provided by the requesting party):

  • Misdemeanor Criminal cases: (a) Name of person charged; (b) date of offense or conviction (within a 10 year period); and (c) type of offense (if known).
  • Probate cases: (a) Name of deceased and (b) approximate date of death.
  • Guardianship cases: (a) Name of person for whom guardianship would have been established and (b) approximate date of filing within a 10 year period.
  • Applicable fees, as shown above, must accompany request, (Refunds will be made in the event of overpayment.)
  • Return address for mailing of requested information.

Please send requests by mail to:

Court Department
Kaufman County Clerk
100 W. Mulberry
Kaufman, TX 75142

TELEPHONE INFORMATION: The County Clerk's Office will provide general information concerning the office. We will not disseminate specific information contained in our records over the telephone.

 

Links to Fees

Criminal Court Fee Schedule – www.kaufmancountyclerk.com/courtfees.htm

Civil Court Fee Schedule - www.kaufmancountyclerk.com/civilfees.htm

Probate Fee Schedule - www.kaufmancountyclerk.com/probatefees.htm -


Link to Dockets found online

Kaufman County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to insure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Kaufman County should be consulted. Kaufman County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Kaufman County web site.

 

 




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