Duties and Responsibilities of the District Clerk:
The District Clerk is the Clerk to the 220th Judicial District Court and
County Court At Law
The District Court hears Civil (over $100,000) property tax cases, cases
involving trust, felony criminal cases, and domestic relation matters which
include divorces, annulments, adoptions, receiving and distributing child
The County Court at Law hears Civil (under $100,000), domestic relation
matters which include divorces, annulments, adoptions, CPS, and juveniles.
The District Clerk also participates in the jury wheel, reconstitution jury wheels,
certifying jury lists, and arranging for juries. The District Clerk does not handle passports those are referred to local post office
Duties and Responsibilities of the County Clerk:
The County Clerk is the Clerk for the County Courts, Including Probate Court and the Commissioners Court. The County Clerk files, indexes and records all legal
documents filed for record.
You may obtain your marriage license from this office along with certified copies of birth and death records and also assumed name (DBA) certificates.
Duties and Responsibilities of the County Treasurer:
Receipt of funds, disbursement of funds, and accounting
for funds in custody. The Treasurer receives and disburses
cash bonds and is the chief investment officer.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Tax Assessor/Collector:
Assesses and collects taxes on property in and
for the County, and under certain conditions,
for other taxing units.
Other responsibilities include vehicle registration,
voter registration, calculation of taxes, tax delinquency,
and temporary alcoholic beverage license.
Tax Assessor / Collector
Duties and Responsibilities of the Republican Chairperson:
To Identify and register voters in your Precinct;
Informing voters as to political events, and helping turn out the
Attending meetings of the County Republican Executive Committee;
Working at the polls and/or recruiting poll workers;
Running the Precinct Convention.