In observance of Juneteenth, Dallas County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th.

Dallas County Clerk

Welcome to the Office of the County Clerk for Dallas County

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 2100, Dallas, TX 75202
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for court approved holidays)

The county clerk’s office requires that all documents being presented for recording in our Official Public Records as a result of a court action, be a “certified copy,” authenticated by the court or clerk providing the document.

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Effective July 1, 2023, the law requires a photo ID for all documents submitted to the county clerk conveying property from one person to another. HB 1195.

Important Information to Note:

Administrative Order 2023-1; Regarding Deposits of Fees for Attorneys ad Litem

Probate judges of Dallas County signed an amended order increasing the deposit of attorney ad litem fees to $600, effective November 1, 2023.
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Notice of PROCESS CHANGE E‐Filing Proposed Orders
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Mission Statement

The Dallas County Clerk's mission is to provide exceptional customer service when assisting the public. This includes being on the leading edge of operational best practices as well as further improving and increasing the knowledge and skills among staff for a more positive form of customer service. Service is not what we do, service is who we are!

We strive to instill:

  • Positive values
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Team work
  • Respect for others

These values, by far, determine the overall operations and services which will lead to a cohesive relationship between management, staff, and the community.



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