Andrea Stroh Thompson
The District Clerk performs the duties assigned by the Texas Constitution as registrar, recorder, and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments, and papers that are part of any legal cause of action in the District Courts of Collin County. Additionally, the District Clerk’s office serves as a passport acceptance agent and provides jury services for all statutory District, County and Justice of the Peace courts in Collin County.
Please be aware of construction in the Collin County Courthouse (McKinney) area. For information, check the Collin County traffic alert page.
Texas Supreme Court mandated eFiling Effective January 1, 2014
Beginning January 1, 2014 the Texas Supreme Court requires all Civil, Family and Probate cases to be filed electronically. This applies to all levels of our local court system:
County Courts at Law and
District Courts. Collin County is already live and accepting filings.
Collin County Civil, Family, and Probate E-Filing Requirements for more information.
Training May Be Available - Check with eFileTexas.gov or local bar and legal associations for training programs regarding eFiling.
Collin County District Clerk eFiling FAQs
More information can be found at
The District Clerk’s Office does not recommend specific software with which to participate in the eFiling process, however, we have provided a few links to videos on the Adobe website that explain some of the features required in filed documents.
How to add a bookmark (sample in Acrobat X)
How to OCR (sample in Acrobat X)
How to add page numbers (sample in Acrobat XI)
Effective January 1, 2014, Per HB 1513, all new civil and family case filings and motion will increase by $5.
Effective September 1, 2013, Per HB 2302, effective September 1, 2013, the felony court cost base fee will increase by $5.
Effective March 1, 2013, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 78a requires a
Civil Case Information Sheet to be filed with all new suits and motions that reactivate a case.
Attorneys may subscribe to online access to District Clerk, County Court at Law Clerk and Justice of the Peace records through a secure Internet site. For complete information please view the
Attorney Subscriber Agreement or contact Eloy Alvarado at
renewals are available.
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 a.m.) and
lunch entrees (served 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.), 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?
Historical Case Searches
Criminal Case Searches for cases prior to the year 1988 and Civil Case Searches for cases prior to the year 1984 must be requested in person or by mail.
online Case Search applications contain District Court Criminal cases that were filed or completed anytime from 1988 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 1987 or Civil case record searches for cases completed from the 1800s to 1983, please visit or submit a written request to the District Clerk’s Office, 2100 Bloomdale Rd., McKinney, TX 75071.
All record searches conducted at the District Clerk's office are $5 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 normally processed within one or two days of receipt and can be requested in person or by mail. We do not provide record searches by phone.
Collin County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and Conduct of Parties
Collin County District Court Local Rules
Legal and Community Resources
Collin County Courthouse map
2100 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 12132
McKinney, TX 75071
||972-424-1460 ext. 4320 (Metro)
||972-424-1460 ext. 4430 (Metro)
||972-424-1460 ext. 4385 (Metro)
||8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.