Denton County Mission Statement
Denton County will be recognized as the leader in local government through its excellent service to citizens and quality workforce. We will carry out our duties by respecting citizens, maintaining fiscal responsibility, demonstrating accountability, and fairly and equitably allocating resources.
Position of the District Clerk
The District Clerk is elected for a four-year term and supports the district courts. The Clerk is a registrar, recorder, and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments, and papers that are part of any cause of action in any civil or criminal district court.
AVOID A TRIP TO THE COURTHOUSE - FILE ONLINE
The Denton County District Clerk’s Office has been a proud supporter of electronic filing since 2012. E-filing is a fast, efficient, and convenient way to file any lawsuit or any document. E-filing is available to all self-represented parties (commonly known as pro se), attorneys, mediators, court liaisons, and more. View our E-filing guides and other helpful information. For more information visit our Electronic Filing and Service page.
Request for Documents
Request copies of documents from a case on file with this office. Record Request Forms (PDF) 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 to District Court Records. No record requests or research regarding record requests will be performed without a completed Record Request Form.
This office maintains records for the District Courts of Denton County. Our office does not maintain records for any other Denton County department or City of Denton departments. This office does not maintain records such as zoning, permitting, site plans, developments, fire code violations or Certificate of Occupancy.