County Court at Law Clerks

Stacey Kemp, County Clerk
Elected Official
Stacey Kemp
County Clerk

County Court at Law Clerks
Russell A. Steindam Courts Building
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 12165
McKinney, TX 75071

Civil: 972-548-6423 (McKinney) or
972-424-1460 ext. 6423 (Metro)

Criminal: 972-548-6420 (McKinney) or
972-424-1460 ext. 6420 (Metro)

Fax: 972-548-6433

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday


All cash bond checks will be mailed until further notice.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective Friday, May 1, 2020, The County Court at Law Clerk's office opened to walk-in customers. However, the County Courts at Law and the Probate Court are under the jurisdiction of the Texas Office of Court Administration (OCA) and will resume in-person court proceedings according to updates provided by the OCA.

For information regarding statements by the courts, please visit the following webpages:

County Courts at Law Joint Statement Regarding Health and Safety Concerns

County Courts at Law Order Extending Joint Statement Regarding Health and Safety Concerns

Probate Court Statement Regarding Health and Safety Concerns

County Court at Law Clerk's Office
Criminal Misdemeanor 972-548-6420
Civil 972-548-6423


Mental Commitments

Court costs can be paid online at

County Clerk Record Request:

Thank you for your patience during this challenging time.

Stacey Kemp
Collin County Clerk

Our Mission

Our Mission is to efficiently, impartially and fairly manage all cases filed in the county courts at law. The jurisdiction is set by the state legislation. The County Courts at Law file all misdemeanor class A & B criminal cases, class C appeals and civil law suits with the jurisdictional limit of $500 - $250,000.

NOTICE: The Collin County Clerk does not accept filings by fax. All filings must be mailed with the appropriate fee to the County Court at Law Clerk’s office, submitted through an Electronic Filing system or filed in person.

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What's New

PRO SE FILERS: Please click on the link provided to file court documents electronically using efile texas:

New! Civil fees effective April 1, 2022:   Civil Fee Schedule

SB 1911, effective Sept. 1, 2017, Legal Aid Self Help.

For legal information, forms and assistance, please visit: 

Office of Court Administration Self-Help Resources:

Texas State Law Library: 

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:

New! Criminal misdemeanor payments can be made online at: Criminal Online Payments

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective Sept. 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

Credit Cards 

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 Annual renewals are available.

Jurors and Visitors to the Bloomdale Courthouse

Courthouse Cafe 

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 Law Library.

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.

The 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)
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.  

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.​​​​​