Welcome to the Hays County District Clerk Website!
The District Clerk’s Office, located in the Hays County Government Center, provides several services for the residents of Hays County. Comprised of an elected District Clerk and dedicated staff, the office is responsible for providing records of the District Courts’ proceedings, implementing District Court decisions, and administratively supporting the respective courts and judges.
Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, the District Clerk Office welcomes you to contact the staff using the information listed on the right side of this page.
For detailed information on the services provided by the District Clerk’s Office, please reference the following list:
If you need copy requests for cases filed after 2016, please complete the following steps:
- Click the re:SearchTexas link below.
- If you do not already have a re:SearchTX account you can create one for free.
- Any copy request desired except for sealed records and records filed before 2016 can be accessed for FREE on re:SearchTX
- Anything filed pre 2016 can be requested via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The District Clerk’s office has several payment options available including credit cards (see the “Electronic Filing” and “Records Search” sections for instructions and forms). Civil and Criminal Court Case Information may also be accessed here.
Additional Payment Option
In addition to MasterCard & VISA credit cards, this office has contracted with LegalEase, by Frost Bank, as another payment option for our customers. To make application for a LegalEase account and to get more information about LegalEase visit the Frost Bank web page at http://www.frostbank.com/firstpay. OR you may contact Frost Bank at 800-562-6732 and ask for Van Carter, Tom Frost III or simply say “LegalEase, please” for assistance. Fax your completed LegalEAse application to Frost Bank at 210-220-5440. Frost Bank will activate your access number(s) after your account has been opened and funded.
Once you have established an account with the bank, you may download the “Agency Filing & Payment Form” and simply provide your access number to the clerk to pay court costs or to pay for copies. The transaction amount will be deducted from your LegalEase account.