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Fee Schedule

Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your recorded documents unless they will be picked up.  We require a 1 inch top margin on the first page for our recording label (if possible)

Accepted Forms of Payment:

Cash, *Checks, **Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Cashier Check, and Money Order

*No out-of-state personal checks accepted.  All checks must have the driver's license and phone number of signer otherwise your documents may be returned unrecorded. If you have questions about us accepting your check, please contact us at 903-537- 2342 x 2. Return check fee $30. Returned checks will not be re-deposited.
**There is a minimum convenience fee of $1 or 2.85% of the purchase when using a credit or debit card.
   Credit/ Debit cards accepted: Discover, Visa, MasterCard

USING YOUR CREDIT CARD to make a payment? Please call 903-537-2342 x 2 to make a credit card payment over the phone.

Official Public Record Fees

for first page
$ 4.00 for each additional page
      .25 per name over 5 names

Plat & Replat Fees

Standard fee for new plat (never been platted) - $100.00 plus recording fee of $32.00 / $52.00
Replat 18 x 24 inches - $32.00
Replat 24 x 36 inches - $52.00

Large Copies of Plats filed in our office
18 x 24 - $10.00
24 x 36 - $15.00

Copy Fees

$1.00 per page (if copy is 2 sided, $1.00 for front and $1.00 for back)

Certified Copies - $1.00 per page plus $5.00 per document for certification

Criminal, Civil, and Probate Search Fee

$5.00 per name

Posting Fee

$3.00 per notice

Vitals Fee Schedule

Applicant must be an immediate family member and have Photo ID (DL) to obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate.  Cannot accept checks for birth or death certificates as well as a marriage license.

Birth Certificate - $23.00   APPLICATION Walk-In APPLICATION Mail-In
Death Certificate - $21.00 ($4.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time)
Birth or Death Verification - $5.00

Marriage License - $82.00 (without TWOGETHERINTEXAS certificate)
       $22.00 (with TWOGETHEREINTEXAS certificate) 
Certified Copy Marriage License - $5.00 plus $1.00 per page

Probate, Guardian, and Civil Fees

Probate, Administration, Muniment of Title, Guardianship - $278.00 (includes one citation by posting only)

Inventory filed after 90 days: $27.00
Application for Determination of Heirship filed in existing case:  $75.00
Annual Report: $12.00
Annual Accounting: $27.00
Application for Sale of Real and / or Personal Property in existing case: $75.00
Adverse Action Filing: $90.00
Claim Against the Estate: $10.00
Judge's Signature Fee: $2.00

Issuance of Letters Testamentary / Administration / Guardianship: $2.00 each

Lengthy document fee (more than 25 pages and filed more than 90 days after Order Approving Inventory, or 120 days after case file date, whichever occurs first) $25.00

Citation by Personal Service: $83.00 each

Citation by Certified Mail: $48.00 each

Additional citation by posting: $28.00 each

All other filings:  No charge except (if required) Citations, Sheriff's Service Fee, or Judge's Fee

Small Estate - $254.00
Mental Filing - $278.00

Occupational Driver's License- $242.00  (includes 1 certified copy for the petitioner and 1 certified copy to be sent to DPS.  Additional copies and/or certified copies are $1.00 per page plus $5.00 for certification, per document.)

Small Claims Appeals- $232.00 (Must be paid before appeal will be filed)

Civil Debt with Service - $307.00 (1 citation included with in-county service) 

Issuance of Additional Citations - $8.00 each

Sheriff's Service Fee - $75.00 each

Civil Debt without Service - $232.00 (Includes 1 citation)

Civil Non Disclosure - $260.00