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District Clerk
Honorable Teresia Coker

Office Hours: 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm Mon.-Fri.
Office Closed Wednesday May 23th 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

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 



Deputy Clerks
Name  Phone
TW (903) 723-7424 Criminal (349th & 87th)
JV (903) 723-7417 Criminal (3rd & 369th)
Christi (903) 723-7441 Civil (349th & 87th)
Paty (903) 723-7463 Civil (3rd & 369th)
Bridget (903) 723-7823 Child Support
Jenny (903) 723-7442 Bookkeeper
Cindy (903) 723-7824 County Court at Law


Comments  may be sent to:

500 N. Church St. Rm  18
Palestine, Texas 75801
Phone (903) 723-7412 
Fax    (903) 723-7491

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Office Hours: 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm Mon.-Fri.

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