The Honorable Patti L. Henry
Welcome to the Chambers County District Clerk’s website!
The Texas Constitution, Article 5, Section 9 - "There shall be a Clerk for the District Court of each county, who shall be elected by the qualified voters and who shall hold his office for four years."
The District Clerk provides support for the district courts, is the custodian of all court pleadings and papers that are part of any cause of action, civil or criminal, in all courts served by the Clerk. The District Clerk's duties also include indexing and securing all court records, collecting filing fees, handling funds held in litigation and money awarded to minors, and is the jury manager for the county.
The District Clerk serves the following courts:
JANUARY 1, 2016
IN EFFECT BY STATE MANDATE
WE WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT
CASE FILINGS BY MAIL
OR AT THE WINDOW.
IT IS MANDATORY TO E-FILE UNLESS YOU
ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY.
For forms and legal questions, go to www.texaslawhelp.org.
The District Clerk's office accepts passport applications Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We also take Passport photos for an additional $10.00. Please no hats, shirts with logos, or white shirts allowed for the passport photo. See passport link above for complete instructions.
A friendly reminder that the courthouse
is closed from noon to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.
The Honorable District Clerk Patti L. Henry