|DONNA G. BROWN|
1923 Sam Houston
Liberty, Texas 77575
The Texas Constitution, Article 5, Section 9 - " There shall be a Clerk for the District Court of each County, who shall be elected by the qualified voters for state and county officers, and who shall hold office for four years."
The District Clerk is elected county-wide by voters for a four-year term and has specific duties outlined in the Texas Constitution, but statutes passed through Legislative action, and rules promulgated by the Texas Supreme Court. Duties include Clerk of the Court, Custodian of the Records, Records Management, Financial Officer, and Jury Manager.
ATTENTION: REGARDING ORDERS
All orders must be signed by the attorney who prepared said order. All agreed orders must be signed by all attorneys. If an individual is unrepresented, the pro se litigant shall sign the agreed order.
If an attorney presents a signed order that is not signed by opposing counsel, or opposing pro se litigant, the the order will be rejected unless it is accompanied by a Motion to Enter Judgment by Submission or a formal request for a hearing
LIBERTY COUNTY TEXAS STANDING ORDER
REGARDING CHILDREN, PROPERTY & CONDUCT OF PARTIES
(NEEDS TO BE ATTACHED TO YOUR PETITION)
Local Rules of the District Courts Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents
Pursuant to Rule 78a of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, a Civil Case Information Sheet must accompany the filing of an original petition or application and a post judgment petition for modification or motion for enforcement in a case arising under the Family Code. Please click on the following links for more information about this rule, and to download the form.
DISTRICT CLERK QUICK LINKS:
District Clerk 2016 Updated Fees
Online Public Records Search
Technology Standards released by Judicial Committee on Information on February 20, 2015
Texas Courts Online - Required Reporting
Order Adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 78a
Download the Civil Case Information Sheet
Texas Attorney General's Office Child Support Division
OCA Monthly Report
Please Note: EFILE DOCUMENTS ARE ACCEPTED IN THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY ARE RECEIVED.
...Exhibits are attached to lead document.
...Orders are attachments to cover letters or motions.
...All motions must be lead documents and orders as the attachments.
...A Notice of Hearing is a separate lead document.
...Anything to be signed by the judge must be at attachment to a cover letter if not with a motion.
...Cover letters may be used when filing an order, otherwise they are only need when giving
...General information is required for case parties and filing attorney as Liberty County is not
integrated and must enter information manually upon new case filing or for first time filing into
an existing case.
...Documents requiring a file stamp are only the filings that are not needing a judge's signature.
...Citations may be requested on a cover letter or at the time of filing your petition. When
requesting citations, there is a copy fee of $1 per page of the petition to be attached to each
citation. Also, please notify us if the citations will be picked up or mailed out.
...When returned for correction, if the filer would like to receive the original file date, they must
use the original envelope number when resubmitting after corrections. The filer has 72 hours to
...With all efile documents, count the pages filed, each page over 10 is .10 (ten cents) per page.
That can be selected under optional services.
...All copies are $1 page.
...We do NOT accept discovery material, however, we do accept Certificate of Written Discovery.
...Liberty County District Courts still require paper files. Due to this requirement, we ask that you
file in a timely manner as we have 48 hours to retrieve from efile.
A kiosk is available for your convenience in the public view area in the District Clerk's Office.
YOU MAY FIND A COPY OF THESE RULES VIA EFILETEXAS.GOV
LIBERTY COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK’S COURT CASES NOW ACCESSIBLE ONLINE, www.idocket.com!
We are excited to announce that iDocket is now available to our legal community as well as bail bondsmen, general public or any individual who needs easy access to the District Court’s public records! Simply start tagging Liberty County as the primary county at www.idocket.com!
For questions, you can call 1-800-iDocket or 936-336-4685!
*Attorney General Court
The District Clerk's Office is located on the first floor of the Liberty County Courthouse.
For updates if you have been selected for jury duty:
please call (936) 336-4686.
For answers to the most frequently asked questions of the District Clerk's office please see the link provided.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)