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)
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.