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Records Information
600 Commerce Street. Suite 103 Dallas, Texas 75202 • Telephone 214.653.7149

How do I find out if someone has a criminal record?

Option 1: Online Record Search

Court Case Information
Criminal Case Records
Includes felony and misdemeanor
Public Access to Court Records and Documents
Includes Civil, Family and Probate Case information

Option 2: Call the District Clerk Records Department

District Clerk Criminal Records Department: (214)653-5950 to obtain information regarding a records search.

How do I obtain copies of records?

Requests for documents may be made in person, writing, or via e-mail (DCRecordsCriminal@dallascounty.org). The addresses are listed below.

Can I e-mail my Criminal Records request?

Yes, please provide a detailed request to DCRecordsCriminal@DallasCounty.org.

  1. What documents are requested?
  2. Certified or Non-Certified?
  3. Defendants Information (Full name and Date of Birth)
  4. Information about the charge.

We recommend delivery confirmation with every request.

Civil and Family Records e-mail requests are not currently being accepted at this time.

How long does the process take?

The processing times will vary depending on the type of request submitted.

Can I get copies over the internet?

No, copies are not available over the internet.

What is the fee for copies?

Upon completion of your request, an invoice will be sent to you advising the total cost. Please review payment chart below.

FEES
All copies per page
(Certified or non-certified)
(Certified copies must include the entire document with all attachments)
$1.00
Record search
(Per Name and Date of Birth)
$5.00
Manual searches
(Per Name and Date of Birth)
$5.00
Exemplified copies per page $1.00
Exemplification per document $5.00

FEES ARE COLLECTED IN CASH. CHECK AND MONEY ORDER

Where do I mail my request?

For District Civil, Family, and Tax Courts requests should be mailed to:

Gary Fitzsimmons, District Clerk
Attention: Copy/Research
600 Commerce Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

For District Criminal Court (Felony) requests should be mailed to:

Gary Fitzsimmons, District Clerk
Attention: Certified Copy
133 N. Riverfront Blvd., LB-12
Dallas, Texas 75207

Can I pay for these records with a credit card?

For Civil, Family, Tax courts requests  we accept Credit (Visa or Mastercard), Cash, Check or Money Orders. 
For Criminal Records searcheswe only accept Cash, Check or Money Orders.
We accept personal checks (in-state only), cashier's checks, business checks, and money orders.
We do not accept credit cards for mail orders.
All payments must be in the exact amount.