Criminal

Notice 

Per standing order, effective January 1, 2020, the Denton County District Clerk is designated as the clerk to the Magistrate Court.  

Online Payments

  • Pay fine and courts costs for Criminal Misdemeanor Cases online.
  • Fines paid after business hours will not be applied until the next business day.
  • Open capias pro fine warrants will not be recalled until all fines are paid. 
  • Juvenile payments made using a debit or credit card must be made in person or by phone. 
  • There is a $1.00 minimum or 3% processing fee added to your total balance due with each transaction when paying online. 

Law Enforcement & Government Agencies Only

Please fax or email request for copies or background search to 940-349-2015 or CountyClerkCriminalRequest@dentoncounty.com on your agency’s official letterhead.

Helpful Tips

  • Cash, money order, cashier’s checks, credit/debit cards, and attorney checks are accepted 
  • Credit cards accepted are: Discover Master Card, and Visa. There is a 4% fee for credit card transactions and a $2.50 fee for debit card or check transactions. 
  • Contact our office for additional information at 940-349-2014.

No Personal Checks