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235th District Clerk

Marci A Gilbert

District Clerk's Office is accepting passport applications in person by appointment. To learn more about passports and forms, visit the Department of State's website.

Cooke County Courthouse
101 South Dixon, Room 207
Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: 940-668-5450
Fax:  940-668-5476

Jury Information Line:  940-668-5472
Messages to Report for Jury Duty
(Answering Machine Only)

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Information Links:
COVID-19 Operating Plan for the Cooke County Judiciary Non-Jury Proceedings


Criminal / Civil Records Search

   Pay Criminal Court Cost, Fines, & Restitution          

      Payment Instructions/tutorial video
      Watch on Youtube.

Civil Fees in 235th District Clerk's office
Effective 01-01-2024

2023 Fees Charged by Sheriff and Constables (Local)
And New Fee Schedule effective 1-1-24 (Local)

Passport Application/Correction/Renewal Forms
     Local Administrative Order 4-13-18
     Local Administrative Order 4-17-18
Texas Courts Online
Order Adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 78a
Texaslawhelp.org - For people who may be involved in a court case

Office of Court Administration Appointments & Fees Reports

Child Support Program of the Office of the Attorney General.

Second Court of Appeals serving Cooke County.


Adoption Criminal History Requirements
Information for filing a divorce
Information Re Orders of Nondisclosure
      Rules and Forms
Protective Order Information
Information Re Orders of Nondisclosure
Supplemental Instructions for Self-Represented (Pro Se) Litigants Civil Case Information Sheet 



Passport Application/Correction/Renewal Forms
Change of Name or Address Form
Certificate of Adoption

Petition for Order of Nondisclosure form
Abstract of Judgment or Writ of Execution Request
Record Request Form
Request For Subpoena
Request for Issuance of an Order for Income Withholding to Employer
Registry Account Deposit/Investment Information
Information on Suit Affecting the Family Relationship


Headshot of Marci Gilbert.