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Carson County Clerk

Honorable Celeste Bichsel
Carson County and District Clerk
501 Main Street, P.O. Box 487, Panhandle, Texas  79068
Phone: 806-537-3873
Fax: 806-537-3623


 Hours 8 a.m.-Noon and 1 p.m.-4:30  p.m. Monday through Friday.

COVID-19 INFORMATION: 

March 10, 2021-THE COURTHOUSE AND THE CLERK'S OFFICE ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME.  A MASK IS NOT REQUIRED IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE BUT IS ENCOURAGED. SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQURIED.

JANUARY 4, 2021-THE COURTHOUSE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND THE CLERK'S OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME.

DECEMBER 1, 2020-THE COURTHOUSE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR 2 WEEKS.  PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CALL 806-537-3873. 

MASK REQUIRED-COVID 19 IS ON THE RISE IN OUR COUNTY.  PLEASE CALL AHEAD IF YOU INTEND TO COME INTO THE OFFICE AND SEE IF YOU NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. 806-537-3873

May 26, 2020 Update:  The office is now open to the public.  
May 13, 2020 Update:  At this time we are preparing to open the office to the public on May 26th at 8 a.m.  Social distancing will be required and only 2 customers at the counter at once. 

MARCH 20, 2020

The office is not open to the public.  I will be closely monitoring information about this virus daily.    However, there are many ways that we can assist you and provide services via phone and online. Appointments can be made with the clerk if there is an immediate need.  If you have a fever and you feel ill or you have been exposed to someone who is ill DO NOT COME TO THE OFFICE.  Please do not bring children to the office.  Please call me and we will see if we can help you.  806-537-3873     

Elections News: SEE CARSON COUNTY ELECTIONS UNDER THE QUICKLINKS

We are LIVE on eFileTexas. We are eFiling civil  and Criminal cases.
If you do not already have a Electronic Service Provider go to
www.eFileTexas.gov    There are also detailed instructions on how to file a case and frequently asked questions.  To file case go to https://efile.txcourts.gov/   EACH document in the same case needs to be submitted as a lead document.  Orders should be submitted in a separate envelope so that they can be forwarded to the Judge.  Thank you!
*************Mandatory  eFiling for civil cases begins July 1, 2016 *************

***********Mandatory eFiling for Criminal Cases begins January 1, 2020 ***********

Official Public Records Fees January 1, 2014

WE ARE NOW ERECORDING OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS DOCUMENTS
If you qualify according to state law (see link) and are interested in eRecording we have two vendors and they are as follows:

EFILING STANDARDS

Simplifile  jpettine@simplifile.com 800-460-5657 ex 1071 https://simplifile.com

CSC eRecording Solutions at erecording@cscglobal.com    866-652-0111    www.erecording.com

Marriage Information

Application for Birth Certificate and affidavit for application by mail
Application for Death Certificate and affidavit for application by mail

Credit Card Information Form-We can process your credit card or you can go to the Certified Payment link at the end of the page and submit a credit card payment on your own.

http://www.txcourts.gov/rules-forms/forms.aspx- Non Disclosure Forms


BRAND REGISTRATION SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

 

PROBATE AND CIVIL FEES EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

CIVIL FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

PROBATE, GUARDIANSHIP, AND MENTAL HEALTH CASES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

 

ASSUMED NAME (DBA) FORM-UNINCORPORATED

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS DECEMBER 2021

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OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS JUNE 2021

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS MARCH 2021

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS FEBRUARY 2021

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS JANUARY 2021

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS DECEMBER 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS SEPTEMBER 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS AUGUST 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS JULY 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS JUNE 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS MAY 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS MARCH 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS FEB 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS JANUARY 2020

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS DEC 2019

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS NOV 2019

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS OCTOBER 2019

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENTS SEPTEMBER 2019

OCA COUNTY FEES AND APPOINTMENT AUGUST 2019

 

 

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED MARCH 2 2022

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED AUGUST 12 2021

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED MAY 10 2021

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED FEBRUARY 2021

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED JANUARY 14 2021

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED OCTOBER 22 2020

FORCLOSURE NOTICE FILED JANUARY 9 2020

 

                                                                                                                                             
INFORMATION:
Brand Registration: You must apply in person. Call our office for the form and fees. 

The Clerk's Office accepts MasterCard, Visa, and American Express (Debit or Credit).  (See the Certified Payments link below) 

Per Local Government Code 51.803 and 51.807 the Carson County Clerk's Office does not accept fax filings or documents for filing by e-mail.


LINKS:
https://www.countygovernmentrecords.com
- Carson County Official Public Records on EagleWeb-directions on how to use the Tyler Technologies System-Tyler Technologies Instructions.
NoticeCarson County Official Public Records (Images and Index since January 1964) Sign up is free!  Copies are still $1.00 per page or you can buy a monthly subscription for $250.00.    

Texas Vital Statistics  https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/forms.aspx

www.texas.govOnline services for Texas such as Drivers License Renewal, Driver Records, Concealed Handgun License, and Vital Records.

http://www.txcourts.gov/ Seventh Court of Appeals Serving Carson County

http://www.votetexas.gov   -register to vote and request a ballot by mail. (Re: Ballot by mail-If you are not in the military or an overseas citizen)

Federal Voting Assistance Program- for military and overseas citizens to apply for a ballot by mail.

http://sos.state.tx.us/- Texas Secretary of State-Elections

Certified Payments - to use a Mastercard or Visa (Debit or Credit) and American Express to pay for services andenter Bureau Code: 3227017 to begin making a payment.  Please be sure to give as much information as you can about the payment you are making. Be sure that you are making payment to the correct court before you make this payment.  If it is intended for another office in the County there could be a delay in that office receiving your payment. 

Need help with a legal problem? See Self-Help Notice.

 

SB 30 87(R)

 
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