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Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77002
Map of Downtown

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 713-755-7300

Mailing Address:

Harris County District Clerk
P.O. Box 4651
Houston, Texas 77210

For additional information regarding Civil Intake, review our Frequently Asked Questions.

For additional information regarding Customer Service, please see our Frequently Asked Questions, call 713-755-7300 or e-mail us.

Civil Intake

According to The Supreme Court of Texas, an order was signed adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 21c and Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 4, 21, 21a, and 502.1, Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure 6 and 9, and the Supreme court Order Directing the Form of the Appellate Record in Civil Cases to be effective January 1, 2014 for Harris County. This order mandates electronic filing in all Civil Courts and restricts us from accepting paper filing from any filer other than Pro Se filers. Please, click on the following link to learn more about electronic filing www.efiletexas.gov. We will also be unable to accept any other type of electronic filing other than through EFileTexas.gov which include any type of Fax Filing.

Protective Orders (Family Violence)

Matters concerning family violence are handled by the Harris County District Attorney's Office located at 1201 Franklin, 8th Floor. If you wish to file the paperwork yourself, visit the Office of the Attorney General's Web Site to retrieve the packet of information needed for filing.

Legal Advice

The District Clerk’s Office cannot dispense legal advice or carry forms to file a case (cause) in the Civil District Courts. However, there are different options and alternatives you can use to seek legal advice.

Payment Information

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Forms

Civil forms are available on our Forms page.


Appeals

Appeals Frequently Asked Questions Civil and Family Appeals must be filed according to the Texas Rules of Appellate procedures. Read our FAQs for more information about Appeals.

Case (Cause) Data Search

Search Our Records and Documents Search our records and documents to view detailed case (cause) information including court, costs, location, documents (e-Docs), party information, and more.

Fees and Filing

Filings and Fees Be informed about the fees and filing information on Civil Cases (Causes).