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Important Notice

Effective July 1, 2017



The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas has mandated electronic filing of criminal cases effective July 1, 2017.  The County Clerk is currently not accepting electronic filings of criminal cases, but will do so prior to the effective date. Please check back on this site for further details as they become available. 

Your Public Servant,

Laura Richard


Effective May 1, 2016

Engineering/Surveying Companies

The new service charge for recording plats will be $150.00 for the first page and $144.00 for each additional page.

Attorneys and Pro Se Litigants

With the creation of the County Court at Law No. 5 and in compliance with an Order from the Administrative Judge for the County Courts at Law dated November 25, 2015 effective January 1, 2016 the County Court at Law No. 5 will be randomly assigned 20 percent of pending and disposed civil, probate, mental, misdemeanor and juvenile cases from County Court at Law No. 1, County Court at Law No. 2, County Court at Law No. 3 and County Court at Law No. 4.

Please be aware that you will need to confirm with the court the jurisdiction of your case(s) using the County Clerk’s online case search


Additionally, effective January 1, 2016, all new cases filed in the County Courts at Law will be filed randomly and evenly among the five County Courts.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the County Clerk’s office at 281-341-8665 for Civil & Probate cases and 281-341-8689 for Misdemeanor and Juvenile cases. We are happy to assist you and will do all we can to make this transition an easy one for you and your clients.


Your Public Servant,
Laura Richard


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Honorable Laura Richard

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Last updated: 8/5/2016 12:59:38 PM