The District Clerks office is located on the 1st Floor of the Anderson County Courthouse, the district clerk's office is responsible for all Felony Criminal case filings, Civil Case filings, juvenile court filings, and child support payments. You can contact the District Clerks office by email or by coming by the office. Mrs. Coker and her staff of professional Deputies will be happy to assist you or direct you to the appropriate department responsible for your case.
District clerks are called on to assure that the affairs of the district courts are maintained objectively with the full confidence of judicial authorities.
The Texas Government Code states the duties and powers of the clerk of the district court: "The clerk of the District Court has custody of and shall carefully maintain and arrange the records relating to or lawfully deposited in the clerk's office." The district clerk shall:
Record the acts and proceedings of the district court;
Enter all judgments of the court under the direction of the judge;
Record all executions issued and the returns issued on the executions;
Administer child support payments;
Administer trust accounts for minors ordered by the courts;
Keep an index of the parties to all suits filed documents in the court, and make reference to any judgment made in the case; and Keep an account of all funds collected by the office, by way of fines and fees, and the amount due jurors in district court for service.
As of January 1, 2020 the District Clerk Office will no longer accept checks. Forms of payment for the office will include the following only;
Debit Card, Credit Card, Money Order, Cash
CRIMINAL \ CIVIL PAYMENTS ONLINE
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Comments may be sent to:
500 N. Church St. Rm 18
Palestine, Texas 75801
Fax (903) 723-7491
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Office Hours: 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm Mon.-Fri.