Frequently Asked Questions…
What are the County Court Civil fees?
For Civil Fees, please see our fee schedule on the website.
What is the Civil County Courts Jurisdiction?
County Court Jurisdictional limits are
$500.00 To $100,000.00
Do we collect service fees for the constables?
Yes, we do collect service fees for our constables, which are $55.00 per citation/$100.00
per writ and this does not have to be a separate check from your civil filing fees.
Do the County Courts have forms/paperwork to
help file a law suit?
The county courts have no paperwork or forms to fill out to help you along with
filing a suit. We are clerks
and can not give legal advice.
**If you are needing to file a case Pro-se the JP Court (Small Claims Court) does
have paperwork and forms to fill out if you choose to proceed in this nature.
Phone number JP court: (254)-757-5042**
Do the County Courts provide Civil Searches?
Yes, but civil name searches are not
done over the phone. Civil searches
are $5.00 per name.
To request a civil name search we will need a request in writing:
- The name
to search for and any identifiers (i.e.- DOB)
- Please also
provide a date range to search (i.e.- 1990-2010)
Do the County Courts supply copies?
Yes, you can request copies of our files, which are $1.00 per page.
What type of payments does the County Clerks
We accept Visa, Mastercard, cash, cashier’s checks or money orders
**Made payable to McLennan County Clerk**
What are the requirements to refund a cash bond?
The criminal case has to be finalized
There has to be a signed order from the Judge to release a cash bond
A current valid DL and/or government issued photo ID
What is needed to pick up a Trust Fund check?
A certified Birth Certificate
Valid Identification - Current TX DL or photo ID
- A signed order from the Judge releasing said funds
Other helpful numbers and addresses
|Lone Star Legal Aid
||Legal Assistance Project
|900 Austin Avenue (7th floor)
||1008 Jefferson Ave
|Waco, Texas 76701
||Waco, Texas 76701
|Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
||254-754-5402 or hotline 254-757-5178