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John D. Kinard, District Clerk   

District Clerk Warns Citizens of Jury Fraud

          District Clerk, John D. Kinard, warns the citizens of Galveston County against individuals perpetrating jury fraud.  Criminals, pretending to be a local law enforcement officer, are calling citizens stating that they have failed to appear for jury duty and they owe a large sum of money as a fine for failing to appear. 

          Mr. Kinard states that under no circumstances will a member of our staff, court staff, or a law enforcement officer ever call a citizen to advise that a fine is owed, and make arrangements for the payment of the same.  Any formal notification of a fine would come in written form. 

          Any citizens who receives a call which appears to be suspicious to them is encouraged to notify their local law enforcement agency.  They may also call the District Clerk’s Jury Clerk at (409) 766-2319 with any questions or concerns.”​ 


The District Clerk is designated as the custodian of all records relating to or lawfully deposited in the clerk's office. These records include all court pleadings and papers that are part of any cause of action, civil or criminal, in the courts served by the District Clerk. In addition, the clerk is required to index and secure all court records, collect filing fees, and handle funds awarded to minor. 

  
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Robert Durst Criminal Cases Now Available

The documents in connection with the Robert Durst cases (01-CR-1900, 01-CR-1901, 01-CR-2007, and 04-CR-0323) are now available for public view.

Click Here to Search Our Criminal Court Records

Public Access Instructions: To view the documents in connection with the Robert Durst cases, select the link above. Once the public access page appears, select 'Proceed to Access Files', then select 'Criminal Case Records', type 'Robert Durst' in the correct fields provided and select 'Search'.​​​

 

 District Clerk Offices

 
 Galveston Office
600 59th Street, Rm. 4001
Galveston, TX 77551
Phone: (409) 766-2424
Fax: (409) 766-2292
 
League City Office
174 Calder Rd.
League City, TX 77573
Phone: (281) 316-8729
 
Mailing Address
600 59th Street, Rm. 4001
P.O. Box 17250
Galveston, TX 77551
 

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