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Collin County Probate

Stacey Kemp, County Clerk
Elected Official
Stacey Kemp
County Clerk

Collin County Probate
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 12360
McKinney, TX 75071
972-548-6463 (McKinney)
972-424-1460 ext. 6463 (Metro)

Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

What's New

NEW!Request Issuance

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 eFileTexas Hotline:

County Court at Law Clerks – 972-548-6451 or

Probate – 972-548-6495 or

Thank you,

Stacey Kemp
Collin County Clerk

Coming Soon: The Probate & Mental Departments will accept credit cards.

NEW! 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.

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
Supplemental Instructions for Self-Represented (Pro Se) Litigants

Spanish Civil Cover Sheet
Spanish Civil Cover Sheet Instructions

Our Mission

The mission of the Collin County Probate Department is to effectively manage all estate and guardianship cases, to assist Collin County citizens with the transfer of ownership of property upon death, and to provide a prompt response to public inquiries with courtesy and accuracy.

Links & Resources

General Information
Probate Filing Fee Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Resources & Links
Legal Effects of Not Having a Will
Annual Report of Guardian of the Person

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.

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.