Fee Changes Effective January 1, 2014
Per Texas Local Government Code 118.011(a); 118-0216 and 118.025, effective January 1, 2014, fees will increase for Land Recordings and Vital Statistics.
Fee Changes Effective September 1, 2013
Per HB 2302, effective September 1, 2013, all new civil and probate case filings and motions will increase by $20.00.
Per HB 2302, effective September 1, 2013, the criminal county court cost base fee will increase by $5.00.
For more information please contact the TexFile hotline:
County Court at Law Clerks – 972-548-6451 or TexFilefirstname.lastname@example.org
Probate – 972-548-6495 or TexFileemail@example.com
Collin County Clerk
Effective September 1, 2013, New Laws Effecting Marriage Licenses
Per Senate Bill 1317, Section 2.201, Expiration of License: If a marriage ceremony has not been conducted before the 90th day after the date the license is issued, the marriage license expires.
Per Senate Bill 1317, Section 2.202, Family Code is amended as follows: (a) the following persons are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony: a retired judge of a municipal court and a retired judge or magistrate of a federal court of this state.
NEW! Credit Cards Now Accepted
The County Clerk Offices accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, In-State Checks, and Money Orders.
Coming Soon: The Probate & Mental Department will accept credit cards.
NOTICE: Effective June 1, 2013, credit card payments, along with cash payments, will be accepted for Marriage Licenses.
In addition to AiLIS Public Inquiry, our free public records search database, the Collin County Clerk now offers ROAM a subscription based search feature that enables the subscriber to search millions of the County Clerk’s records with exceptionally fast results. ROAM provides phonetic search capability, web based access, device aware capabilities for use with mobile devices and the ability to purchase documents online.
Available subscription options include Pay-As-You-Go, Unlimited Unofficial Access, Unlimited Official Access and special rates for Bar and Realtor Associations. Subscribe now at Collin County ROAM.
You can now follow the Collin County Clerk on Facebook!
Online Registration for Livestock Marks, Brands and Tattoos.
Texas, the only state to allow registration at the county level, requires anyone who owns livestock to mark, brand or tattoo their animals. These marks, brands and tattoos must be registered with the County Clerk in the county in which the animals reside.
In order to make the registration application more efficient and easier to use, Collin County Clerk Stacey Kemp automated the entire process. This all new, innovative Marks, Brands and Tattoos registration process is the first of its kind in the State of Texas.
Owners/Agents now have the ability to complete the application online from the comfort of their own home. In addition, the Collin County Clerk also provides public service computers, located in the McKinney office, so the application can be completed with the assistance of our highly trained staff.
For more information about our online registration application you can call us at 972-548-4185 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attorney Court Records On-Line Access
This new service gives attorneys the opportunity to access court records on-line.
For more information go to the Attorney Subscriber Agreement.