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Civil Divisions of the District Clerk’s office

As of Feb. 1, 2023, the District Clerk’s Civil Divisions (Family, Civil, Finance and Civil Records) will be at the Civil Family Court Facility (CFCF), 1700 Guadalupe Street, 3rd Floor in Austin, Texas but we ask for the public’s patience as we are in the process of moving and adjusting to our new space.  Any questions about office operations, please call our general number at (512) 854-9457 or email [email protected].

You may schedule an appointment online for the various services offered by the Travis County District Clerk’s Office. Please remember you may need to gather certain documents or records before we’re able to assist you.

Family

No copies.

Book here to file a new suit or petition, modify a petition, or to issue a new citation, subpoena, or writ. A list of other services is also available on our portal.

Civil Records / Exhibits

Copies only.

Book here to research, locate, or pick up various records related to criminal, civil, and family/domestic relations cases. Some records may also be filed, but our office doesn’t provide those forms.

Passports

Passport services are offered by appointment only. Appointments are generally booked a month in advance.

Finance/Collections

Book here for financial business that must be handled in person, such as cash payments or presenting original state issued identifying documents.

Criminal – Research

Two public research machines are available on an appointment only basis that is limited to one hour per person/agency per day.

Walk-ins are welcome but wait times should be expected.

Criminal – Expunction

Pro se petitioners can book appointments to file petitions for expunctions or non-disclosures.

Attorneys can book appointments to pick up eligible expunction files for destruction.

Appointment Privacy Policy

The District Clerk’s Office offers the online appointment scheduling system as a convenience and for the safety of staff and the public. The District Clerk’s Office is committed to protecting the privacy of the system’s users and does not actively share user personal information.

The District Clerk’s Office offers the online appointment scheduling system as a convenience and for the safety of staff and the public. The District Clerk’s Office is committed to protecting the privacy of the system’s users and does not actively share user personal information.

In order to make an online appointment, the following personal identifiable information will be collected and temporarily stored:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your email address

Use of Collected Information

Your information is used to secure an appointment with the District Clerk’s Office. Your phone number and email address are used to confirm your appointment, reminder of an upcoming appointment or any necessary change to your appointment.

Retention and Destruction of Collected Information

Information collected by the online appointment scheduling system including your name, phone number and email address is stored by the system for purposes of scheduling. Pursuant to the State Records Retention Schedules, this information need only be retained for as long as administratively valuable. The scheduling information is only needed by the District Clerk’s Office until the time of your appointment and will be deleted thereafter in accordance with State retention laws. The deletion includes both the active system and any backup of system data.

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TAX RATE: TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.7 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $22.42.

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