Announcements and Notices

NOTICE - PROVE-UPS ONLY BY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION

Per the Fifth Amended Denton County  District Courts Temporary Guidelines Regarding Health and Safety Concerns issued on May 29, 2020 all uncontested prove-ups must be submitted electronically through this office. There will be no in-person prove-up hearings until further notice.  Please see notice issued by District Court Administration – Denton County District Court Prove-Up Schedule.

For electronic filing registration, E-filing guides and other helpful information please go to the E-Filing Website.

For more information, please go to our Electronic Filing and Service page.

NOTICE - CERTIFIED COPY POLICY CHANGE

Effective immediately, this office will no longer certify a copy of any document that did not originate from this office.

If you would like a certified copy of any record held on file by this office, you will need to complete a Record Request Form.

Record Request Forms can be submitted to this office by mail to P.O. Box 2146, Denton, Texas 76202, by fax to (940) 349-5754 or by email at dcrecords@dentoncounty.com.

No record requests or research regarding record requests will be performed without a completed Record Request Form.

Certified Copies are $1.00 per page. Payment can be made by cash, money order, or credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover).Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% transaction fee of the total amount charged ($1.00 minimum transaction). Personal checks are not accepted.

Documents sealed by order or statute will not be provided unless permitted by law.

REQUEST COPIES OF DOCUMENTS

Request copies of documents Adobe Acrobat PDF from a case on file with this office. Record Request Forms can be submitted to this office in-person at 1450 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas, by mail to P.O. Box 2146, Denton, Texas 76202, by fax to (940) 349-5754 or by email at dcrecords@dentoncounty.com. No record requests or research regarding record requests will be performed without a completed Record Request Form.

Due to COVID-19 our office has initiated specific COVID-19 protocols in effort to protect our staff and reduce potential exposure. This office will not be fulfilling record/copy requests received at our front-counter immediately or while a requester waits. These measures have been put in place to minimize foot-traffic and prolonged time in our front lobby and as a safeguard for both the health and welfare of our staff and the public we serve.

NOTICE - DISTRICT CLERK DESIGNATED AS CLERK TO MAGISTRATE COURT

Effective January 1, 2020, per standing order (PDF), the District Clerks office has been designated as the assigned clerk to the Magistrate Court for Denton County. Documents on an unfiled charge must be filed and will be maintained through the Denton County District Clerk. Documents filed prior to January 1, 2020, will remain in the district or county clerk’s offices they were originally filed in.