The Offices of the County Clerk will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016, for our annual Fiscal Year End Reporting. We will re-open for regular business hours at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective September 1, 2015, an administrative fee of 5% not to exceed $50 will be deducted from all cash bonds when they are released (LGC 117.052; 117.055).
NEW! Request Issuance
For more information please contact the eFileTexas Hotline:
County Court at Law Clerks – 972-548-6451 or
Probate – 972-548-6495 or
NEW! Attorney Court Records On-Line Access
This 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
Supplemental Instructions for Self-Represented (Pro Se) Litigants
Spanish Civil Cover Sheet
Spanish Civil Cover Sheet Instructions
Links & Resources
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.