Searches & Copies

Court records maintained by the County Clerk (except for mental health and juvenile) are available for inspection by the public at no charge; however, there are fees for copies and/or certification of facts performed by the County Clerk as follows:

  • Plain copies: $1 per page
  • Certified copies: $5 for certification plus $1 per page
  • Certification of Facts: $5 (results of search without copies)

Requests for copies and/or searches may be made in person or by mail accompanied by the following (search will be conducted only on the name as provided by the requesting party):

  • Misdemeanor Criminal cases: 
    • Name of person charged
    • Date of offense or conviction (within a 10 year period) and
    • Type of offense (if known).
  • Probate cases: 
    • Name of deceased and
    • Approximate date of death
  • Guardianship cases: 
    • Name of person for whom guardianship would have been established and 
    • Approximate date of filing within a 10-year period.
  • Applicable fees, as shown above, must accompany request. (Refunds will be made in the event of overpayment.)
  • Return address for mailing of requested information.

Please send requests by mail to:

Court Department
Kaufman County Clerk

1902 US HWY 175

Kaufman, Tx 75142