February 09, 2023 [Z2A]
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Civil/Family Filing Methods

There are several ways to file your legal documents. You do not have to file in person. Make sure before proceeding to an alternate method that you check to see if the court requires electronic filing only by Mandate of the court.

Alternate methods include:


The Internet is the quickest way to file documents with our office.

  • Access TexFile to eFile and review payment method
  • Complete all necessary information
  • Attach documents
  • Click submit


To file documents by mail:

  • Include additional copies of your document and self-addressed stamped envelope for return receipt, if desired
  • Payment options
  • Allow 2-3 weeks for confirmation and/or return receipt

24-Hour Drop Box

The District Clerk’s Office provides after hour filing privileges for customers needing to file documents after the office is closed. This area is located at 201 Caroline at the north side of the building (the left side). This service is available 24 hours daily, 365 days a year.