- Judicial Online Search app brings our top databases together. Use it
to search active warrants, current inmates (Including those released in last
24 hours), cases, and civil papers:
The eFiling system can be used for the filing of all legal documents. All
civil, criminal or family law filings can be done on-line.
When Visiting The Courthouse
...please be aware that visitors will be screened before entrance. Please ensure you arrive early to account for screening if you have an appointment or schedule. Tablets and laptops must be powered on and shown to security. Prohibited items must be returned to your vehicle. Security will not hold items at the front. No unattended items will be permitted.
The following Items are NOT permitted in the Courthouse:
- Firearms / Explosives / Chemicals / Aerosol Sprays
Knives / Scissors / Razors / Sharp Or Pointed Objects / Edged Weapons
Lighters / Torches / Matches/ Vapes / E-Cigarettes
Tools / Nails / Screws
Metal / Glass Containers
Any Other Items That Could Compromise The Security Or Integrity Of The Courthouse Or Courtroom Proceedings
The rule of law in Collin County, fighting and prosecuting crime in a
just and ethical manner with an intense focus on justice and safety...
Is responsible for enforcing the law in a fair and impartial manner to
prevent and deter crime and, should that fail, to apprehend and detain
those who are accused or convicted of violating the law...
Works to prevent and reduce the incidence of fire by increasing
awareness and knowledge of residents and businesses, and by respecting
fire safety and ensuring compliance with the fire code...
The Court System
Jurisdiction is determined by the Texas Constitution and statutes.
Generally speaking, the 13 courts'; jurisdiction includes felony
criminal cases, civil cases with higher amounts of controversy, and
family law matters... more
Jurisdiction is also determined by the Constitution and statutes, but
generally covers misdemeanor or criminal cases, Class-C Misdemeanor
appeals, civil matters,
mental health cases
and probate matters among eight courts...
Hold civil court (both justice and small claims) as quickly and
judiciously as possible to relieve the caseload of the higher courts.
Also, the four courts have criminal jurisdiction over such cases as
bad checks, truancy,
some traffic offenses, issue peace bonds and hold hearings. The judges also perform
magisterial duties for criminal complaints, ordering arrests, search
warrants, examining trials and appointing
The primary responsibilities of the Collin County Magistrate Court
include advising the defendants of their rights, determining probable
cause, setting bond, and issuing warrants in criminal cases. The
Magistrate may also issue and enforce bond conditions...