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

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.



District Clerk’s Office Open to In-person Service
Please practice social distancing as recommend by the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department.



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

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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.



Family Court Joint Statement Regarding Possession and Access During COVID Emergency
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Family Courts Advisory for COVID-19 Precautions
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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