New! Civil fees effective September 1, 2017: Civil Fee Schedule
NEW! SB 1911, effective September 1,
2017, Legal Aid Self Help.
For legal information, forms and assistance, please visit:
Office of Court Administration Self-Help Resources: www.texaslawhelp.org
Texas State Law Library: www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/
New! Criminal efiling started July 1, 2017
Effective July 1, 2017, criminal efiling will be mandatory for all attorneys in statutory county courts per Court Order 16-003. Order 16-003
Please click on the link provided to register: https://efile.txcourts.gov/ofsweb
New! Criminal misdemeanor payments can be made online at:
Criminal Online Payments
Effective September 1, 2015, an administrative fee of 5%, not to exceed $50, will be deducted from all criminal cash bonds when they are released (CCP Art. 17.02; LGC 117.055).
For more information please contact the TexFile hotline:
County Court at Law Clerks – 972-548-6451 or
NEW! Credit Cards Now Accepted
The County Clerk Offices accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, In-State Checks and Money Orders.
NEW! Attorney Online Access
This new service gives attorneys the opportunity to access court records online through a secure internet site. For complete information please view the
Attorney Subscriber Agreement or contact Sheryll Tilley at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Annual renewals are available.
NEW! Revisions to Rule of Civil Procedure 78a
The Civil Cover Sheet is required for all civil filings. Two versions are provided below for your convenience:
Civil Cover Sheet (PDF Version)
Supplemental Instructions for Self-Represented (Pro Se) Litigants
Spanish Civil Cover Sheet (PDF Version)
Spanish Civil Cover Sheet Instructions
Jurors and Visitors to the Bloomdale Courthouse
Whether you’re looking for a cup of coffee, a sandwich or a quick meal, the
Collin County Courthouse Café is open for business.
Located on the lower level of the Bloomdale Courthouse, the Café offers a wide variety of
breakfast (served 7:30 – 10:30) and
lunch entrees (served 10:30 – 2:00), serving everything from Belgian Waffles and Eggs Benedict to Cheeseburgers, Tacos and Baked Potatoes!
Interested in lighter fare? They also offer fruit salads, yogurt and granola and a salad bar. And don’t miss
Cookie Happy Hour, from 2:30 until closing. Who can resist cookies hot out of the oven?
Notices & Information
NOTE: The County Court at Law Clerk's Office does not provide any forms. For additional information, please contact the
Historical Case Searches
Criminal Case Searches for cases prior to the year 2000 and Civil Case Searches for cases prior to the year 1984 must be requested in person or by mail.
online Case Search applications contain County Court at Law Criminal cases that were filed or completed anytime from 2000 to the present and Civil cases that were filed or completed anytime from 1984 to the present.
For Criminal case record searches for cases completed from the 1800’s to 1999 or Civil case record searches for cases completed from the 1800's to 1983, please visit or submit a written request to the County Court at Law Clerks office at 2100 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 12165, McKinney, TX 75071.
All record searches conducted at the County Court at Law Clerks office are $5.00 each. If sending a written request, please provide the following information: the individual’s complete name and date of birth, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and a check or money order for the search fee.
Payment for a record search can be made by check, money order or cash. Searches are processed immediately and can be requested in person or by mail. We do not provide record searches by phone.
Resources & Links
County Court at Law Clerks - Civil
County Court at Law Clerks - Criminal
Application for Court Appointments (Attorneys Only)
Change of Address Form
County Court at Law
NEW! Orders of Nondisclosure
All forms and instructions regarding Orders of Nondisclosure can be found by visiting the
Office of Court Administration website.
If you have any questions regarding Orders of Nondisclosure or Government Code Sec. 81.101, please contact Judy Speer, Assistant General Counsel, at 512-936-7061.
NEW! Request for Issuance
Registry Funds Deposit Information Sheet (Attorneys Only) - For use by attorneys, the information provided on this form is to be used for investing registry funds into an interest bearing account and should be submitted with the application for direction of deposit.
Registry Fund Withdrawal Sheet - The information provided on this form is used for withdrawing registry funds and should be submitted with the order which will be signed by the Judge.
Affidavit of Identity - This affidavit is required when requesting to withdraw registry funds by mail.
Trust Handling Fees - Texas Local Government Code states that when the County Clerk is ordered to release funds from the Court Registry all transactions processed will be assessed a trust handling fee.