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John D. Kinard, District Clerk   

** The District Clerk's office will be closed  November 26, 2015 and November 27, 2015. Our office will resume normal business hours  November 30, 2015.**

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 minors. 

News and Announcements:
The District Clerk and the County Clerk are hosting a free e-filing update.  E-filing issues and updates will be discussed.  Participants will also receive information regarding the launch of permissive criminal e-filing in Galveston County. 
Who? - Attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants
Where? Jury Assembly Room Galveston County Justice Center,
600 59th Street,First Floor, Galveston, Texas
When? Thursday, November 5, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Please email Doryn Glenn at Doryn.Glenn@Co.Galveston.Tx.Us if you have any questions.
Fee Schedule Increase
*** Fee Schedule increase - Pursuant to SB 1139; Section 51.8514 (b) the statewide e-Filing Fee will increase from $20.00 - $30.00 and will apply to all case initiations fee and civil actions (except for Fraudulent Liens) & (other than actions outlined in Family Codes 110.002, 2361.202 & 231.204).


E-Filing Fee will increase from $20.00 to $30.00

SB 1139 (Section 51.851 (b) Government Code) . 



 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

Click on eJuror link below to complete Juror Questionnaire.