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    DISTRICT CLERK   
  Tina M. Freeman


Office Location
           Caldwell Co.  Justice Center           
1703 S. Colorado, Box 3
Lockhart, Texas 78644
Hours
8:30 to Noon and 1 - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

                                                  

PHONE  512-398-1806
FAX   512-398-1805

                                                                           WELCOME

Tina (Morgan) Freeman was elected Caldwell Co. District Clerk in November 2006 and took office January 1, 2007.  She worked in the District Attorney’s Office in Caldwell County for 10 years prior to being elected.  She is a member of the Texas District Court Alliance and the Texas County and District Clerk’s Association, where she has served on the Education Committee.


The District Clerk is elected for a four-year term and supports the District Courts. The Clerk is registrar, recorder and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments and papers that are part of any cause of action in any civil or criminal district court.  The courts supported by the District Clerk in Caldwell County include the 421st, 22nd, and 207th District Courts, 2 Associate Judges (CPS and Child Support Attorney General Cases), as well as County Court at Law (for Juvenile Court).

If you need information about birth certificates, marriage licenses, property records, or misdemeanor criminal records, you will need to contact the COUNTY Clerk's Office.

For settings, please contact Monica Malaer at 398-1807
(Court Coordinator for the 22nd, 207th, and 421st Judicial District Courts)

                             To Search Court Records:  iDocket.com

       (Si prefiere leer esta información en español, seleccione el enlace TRANSLATE en la parte superior derecha de esta página.)

  • Please read notes below before entering the payment site. 
    This site is for criminal case payments  on FELONY cases only, and for copies/search fees.   If you are paying for copies or 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 DISTRICT CLERK PAYMENTS ONLY

     Online Payments

  • If you have any questions about your summons, please call the Jury Administrator in our office Monday through Friday.    Any information regarding cancellation of the jury panel will be provided on the jury information number  listed below over the weekend,   OR you may check our Facebook page for updates - https://www.facebook.com/CaldwellCountyDC/   

    JURY ADMINISTRATOR: 512-359-4370 (Mon-Fri)
    JURY INFORMATION NUMBER:  512-398-1840  (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 (see example below).  If any disqualification applies to you, you cannot serve.  You must circle the disqualification and return the card to the District Clerk.  If any exemption applies to you, you do not have to claim it and you may serve.  If you claim an exemption or disqualification, 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 District Clerk.

    For all individuals not claiming a disqualification or exemption, please appear on time, and  BRING YOUR SUMMONS with you when you report (with the questionnaire portion completed.)  IT IS IMPORTANT that you call the JURY INFORMATION NUMBER printed on the front of your summons the weekend/day prior to your summons date for updates.  Please note that our office does not provide updates for a jury panel summoned by County Court at Law.

    Qualifications and Exemptions (List of)

    Si no comprende inglés, consulte la solicitud de exención en la sección del formulario a continuación

    Request for Exemption from Jury Service for Physical or Mental Impairment
    Request for Permanent Exemption from Jury Duty (Over 70)

    Request for Exemption from Jury Service for Inability to Comprehend English
                  (This form must be presented in person and sworn to before the clerk - Gov.Code 62.109)
                  (Debe ser presentado en persona y jurado ante el empleado)                           

  • To reach one of the staff members below, call the main office number, PRESS #, then the extension number.

                                                                             Dana Richter
                                                              
    Asst. District Clerk
                                                                  
    (ext. #4366)
                                                             
    Juvenile Court Admin.                                                                                      

    Joseana Charlton
    Deputy
    (ext. #4371)
    Crim. Asst./Tax Suits

    Debra Beverly
    Deputy
    (ext. #4367)
    Criminal Chief, Courtroom Clerk

    Anna Gamboa
    Deputy
    (ext. #4365)
    Docket/file clerk

    Teresa Castillo
    Deputy
    (ext. #4370)
    Jury Administrator/Civil Asst.

    Leslie Estrada
    Deputy
    (ext. #4368)
    Civil/Family Chief, Courtroom Clerk

    Tracy Gragg
    Deputy
    (ext. #4369)
    Attorney General/Child Support

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