What types of criminal cases are processed in the County Clerk's Office?
Class A and B misdemeanors and Class C misdemeanors if the case has been appealed
from a lower court. (For McLennan County arrests).
At what age does a person appear in the County Clerk's misdemeanor records?
Seventeen (17) years of age.
Does the County Clerk's Office have information regarding tickets?
No, contact the agency (i.e. - Waco PD) that issued you the ticket or the Justice
of the Peace if DPS or Sheriff's Office issued ticket.
Does the County Clerk's Office have information regarding felonies?
No, contact the District Clerk's Office 254-757-5054.
Does the County Clerk's Office have information regarding Federal Court cases?
No, contact the U.S. District Court at 254-750-1519.
How do I obtain a statewide criminal background
Contact DPS Crime Records Service at 512-424-5079 or visit
Does the County Clerk provide Criminal Searches?
Yes, but criminal names searches are
not done over the phone. Criminal name
searches only include McLennan County. Criminal searches are $5.00 per name. Criminal
search letters are $5.00. Copies are $1.00 per page. Certified Copies are an additional
$5.00 per case.
To request a criminal name search by mail include the following:
- Name and any identifiers (i.e. – DOB)
- Return Address to mail copies and phone number
for any questions
What type of payments does the County Clerk's
We accept Visa, Mastercard, cash, cashier’s check or money orders payable to:
What type of cases are handled in the County Clerk's Office?
The County Criminal Courts handle A and B misdemeanors for McLennan County. Class C misdemeanors are only handled
if the case has been appealed from a lower court. Contact the agency (i.e. – Waco
PD) that issued you the ticket/citation or the Justice of the Peace if DPS or Sheriff’s
Office issued the ticket/citation. Felonies are handled in the District Clerk’s
Office 254-757-5054. For information on Federal court cases contact the U.S. District
Court at 254-750-1519
Does the County Clerk have information on court
dates or court appointed attorneys?
No, contact the McLennan County Court Administrator at 254-757-5030.
How do I get cash bonds returned that I posted for a criminal case?
For more information on cash bond returns contact the County Clerk’s Civil Department at 254-757-5189.
Does the County Clerk offer a payment program
for Court Costs and/or Fine?
Yes, a defendant can apply for our OCA payment program
for your court costs and/or
fine. Contact our OCA representative at 254-759-5619.
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