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County Clerk

Teresa Rodriguez

teresa.rodriguez@co.caldwell.tx.us

Office Location

Caldwell County Justice Center

1703 S. Colorado St. Box 1, Ste. 1200

Lockhart, TX 78644

 

 Official Public Records:  512-398-1804

Court Division:  512-398-1824

Facsimile:  512-398-9925

POSTING OF PUBLIC NOTICES

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 A.M - 5:00 P.M
Marriage Licenses are issued 8:30 A.M -  4:30 P.M 

 


 


Public Service Announcement

Caldwell County Clerk’s Office

   At this time, the following actions are necessary to help protect the public and aid in prevention of the spread of COVID-19. In order to protect our staff so that we may continue to serve you, the Caldwell County Clerk is taking precautionary measures to modify services and availability to the public.

Notice

Due to public health concerns, the County Clerk’s Office is closed to the public. If you need assistance with

Deed Records please call 512-398-1804 or Misdemeanor/Civil/Probate Records at 512-398-1824.

This will remain in effect until further notice.

County Clerk

Teresa Rodriguez

teresa.rodriguez@co.caldwell.tx.us

Additionally, you can find information on our website at www.co.caldwell.tx.us.

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. We appreciate your understanding of the need to protect our citizens, employees and their families during this time. Thank you for allowing us to serve you.

 


The County Clerk serves as the official record keeper for the Official Public Records involving real property, records all documents for County Court, Commissioner's Court and County Probate/Civil Court.

 

To Search Court Records: iDocket.com

For settings please contact Anna Velasquez, County Court at Law Court Coordinator, at 512-359-4348
  • To reach one of the staff members below, call the main office number (512-398-1824), PRESS #, then the extension number.

    Debra Flores

    (ext. #4382)

    Chief Deputy Clerk

    Beverly Jaehne

    (ext. #4381)

    Criminal Court Records

     

    Lori Masuca
    (ext. #4385)
    Criminal Court Records

    Sharon Williams

    (ext. #4384)

    Civil/Probate/Guardianship  

     

    Dolores Garcia

    (ext. #4375)

    Commissioner Court/Criminal Court Records

  • To reach one of the staff members below, call the main office number (512-398-1804)PRESS #, then the extension number.

    Katrina Reyna

    Sr. Deputy Clerk

    (ext. #4377

     

    Brittany O'Connor

    (ext. #4378)

    Brenda Flores

    (ext. #4383)

     

    Sabrina Medina

    (ext. #4376)

     

    *Deeds, Plats, Birth/Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Assumed Names, Marks & Brands, Beer Licenses.

    NEW REQUIREMENT: CERTIFIED COPIES OF BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES: Effective September 1, 2015, all applications for certified copies of Birth and Death certificates which are mailed into the County Clerk's office must be signed in front of a notary public, per Health and Safety Code, Sec. 191.0031.  

    Voter Registration Information

    Birth or Death Certificate

    To Search Official Public Records from 1990 to Present go to: tx.countygovernmentrecords.com

  • Please read note below before entering the payment site. 

    This site is for criminal case payments on MISDEMEANOR cases. For copies/search fees, you MUST contact the office prior to the payment.  A convenience fee of $3 per $100 is charged by the merchant.

                         IMPORTANT:  THIS SITE IS FOR COUNTY CLERK PAYMENTS ONLY

    ONLINE PAYMENTS

  • Jury Information Number: (512)398-1816 (RECORDED message only. You will not be able to reach office staff at this number)

    Jurors are selected electronically at random from a list compiled by the Secretary of State's Office, utilizing a list of voter registrations and a list of driver's license registrations from this County. Please read your summons carefully. The exemptions and disqualifications for petit jury service are stated on the summons. If any disqualifications applies to you and you cannot serve, you must circle the disqualifications and return the card to the County Clerk. If any exemptions applies to you, you do not have to claim it and you may serve. If you claim and exemption or disqualifications, please do so immediately upon receipt of your summons. Please circle the appropriate number, then sign and date the summons and return it to the County Clerk. 

     

    For all individuals not claiming a disqualifications or exemption, please fill out the questionnaire portion of the summons and BRING YOUR SUMMONS with you when you report. It is IMPORTANT that you call the JURY INFORMATION NUMBER (512)398-1816 printed on the front of your summons the weekend/day prior to your summons date after 5:00 p.m. on Friday. A recorded message will provide information regarding any cancellation of the jury panel. If you have any questions call (512)398-1824 Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please note that our office does not provide updates for a jury panel summoned by District Clerk.

    Qualifications and Exemptions

    Request for Permanent Exemption from Jury Duty (Over 70)

  • ** ATTENTION ATTORNEYS **

    Beginning July 1, 2019 attorneys MUST electronically file criminal documents in Caldwell County. (See Court of Criminal Appeals Order No. 16-003).

    Please read through the rules below, paying close attention to Part 5 regarding the filing of documents that contain sensitive date, if the data is not specifically required by statute or court rule.

    Supreme Court Order No. 15-9205

    Final Approval of Rules Governing Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases (Joint Order, Court of Criminal Appeals Misc. Docket No. 15-004)

    You must file into eFile Texas by using an Office of Court Administration (OCA) approve Electronic Filing Service Provider (EFSP). (Part 2 of order above)

    * Some EFSPs charge a fee for filing or for credit card payment processing

    * There are EFSP options that are free of charge

    * See http://www.efiletexas.gov/service-providers.htm for more details

    If you are appearing in court for a hearing within 24 hours of filing thru e-File, you will need to provide a courtesy copy of the filing to the court.