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Court’s Department

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

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 Courts at Law

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.

Petition and Order of Nondisclosure
Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs or an Appeal Bond
Guardianship Filing Information Sheet

Appointment and Approved Fees Report

Self-Help Notice Information per SB1911:
Texas Court Help
Texas Law Help
Texas State Law Library
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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.