District Clerk

Welcome to the District Clerk's Office!

George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Building - 600 Commerce Street, Suite 103, Dallas, TX 75202
Telephone: (214) 653-7307

Odyssey Criminal Coming to the Courts on May 22nd

Odyssey Criminal Coming to the Courts Fact Sheet



The Civil/Family File Desk located in the George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building will be closed to in-person services on Fridays beginning Friday, May 13, 2022. Filing by mail and e-filing are always accepted. For emergency orders please call (214) 653-7301.



The Office of Court Administration announces the launch of its citation by publication public internet website. OCA developed the website pursuant to Senate Bill 891 (86th Legislature, RS). Citations and other related public or legal notices required by law to be posted on the website can only be entered into the system by a district or county clerk or court staff.  Uploaded documents are fully searchable by the public. For more information, please visit https://www.txcourts.gov/judicial-data/citation-by-publication/ or contact OCA-Legal@txcourts.gov.



New forms to be used for removing discriminatory language from property conveyance instruments in the District Courts

TPC 5.0261 Discriminatory Conveyance Petition / TPC 5.0261 Discriminatory Conveyance Order
For Word versions of the above forms, please visit our General Forms page here.



New forms to be used for fraudulent lien instruments in the District Courts 

Order for Fraudulent Lien / Motion for Review of Documentation / Government Code Section 51.902






Dallas County District Clerk Passport Offices – OPEN by Appointments Only / Oficinas de pasaportes del secretario de distrito del condado de Dallas - ABIERTAS solo con cita previa

Click here for more information / Haga clic aquí para más información



Video Recording and Photography Policy Notice
Click here to view and download policy.



New Fill-in County Jail Habeas Corpus Form for use in the District Criminal Courts
Click here to view and download form.



Mission Statement:

The mission of the District Clerk is to provide the judicial system and the public with information and support in the most technologically advanced method possible by:

  • Fulfilling our statutory duties as record custodian and fee officer to the best of our abilities
  • Fostering an environment for our employees that encourages the development of new ideas and the willingness to improve productivity
  • Implementing our goals and objectives with a team-based approach to decision-making throughout the organization
  • Striving to be a leader and example to other county and state agencies