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NOTE: Due to the new case management implementation, all misdemeanor criminal searches will not be available July 17-21, 2023.



Credit Card Payments- Misdemeanor Criminal Cases Fines and Court Costs

Before making a payment via Credit Card you must first get all required information for proper processing of your payment. 

You will need to know the following PRIOR to selecting the blue button below:

  1. SELECT English or Spanish when prompted to do so
  2. Enter your Cause Number or Case Number
  3. Bureau Code is #3016443
  4. Payment not processed until next business day.
  5. Please note a 2.85% convenience fee is charged.
  6. Be sure to get your confirmation number when your payment has been accepted by Certified Payments

Once you have read all the information above, please click on the blue "Pay Now" button below and you will be redirected to Certified Payments.  Problems with credit card transactions call: (866) 549-1010.

If you are making a payment on fine/court costs for a District Court Felony case,
please go to 
District Clerk’s page.


In person: 

155 North Cass St. 1st floor Annex II, Centerville, Texas 75833
Or mail:
Leon County Clerk, P.O. Box 98, Centerville, Texas 75833
You MUST have your case number to make payment. Please call 903-536-2352 Option 1.

Warning: If you mail payment, your warrant(s) will remain active and you remain subject to arrest until payment is received, paid in full, and posted by the appropriate Court. Call to confirm payment at 903-536-2352 (8am-5pm) Monday-Friday.

If you are paying by money order or cashier’s check, please make payable to Leon County Clerk. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.

Warning: If you are delinquent with payment of court courts or fines, this court will report you to DPS for non-renewal of your driver’s license and to McCreary, Veselka, Bragg, & Allen, P.C. Collections Agency.


Judge Ryder electronically reviews and signs his orders, so please file all proposed orders as a separate lead document (Proposed Order) and NOT as an attachment.

Have additional questions? Please call 903-536-2352 option 1 to speak with Pat Jalufka, deputy clerk. 

Additional Information:

Here are our current Sheriff and Constable fees

VINE - Information for crime victims and notification of offender custody status

County Court Costs as of 1/1/2020

Misdemeanor Criminal Records Request Form - Please note that per Government Code Section 411.1410,  military recruiters are entitled to obtain criminal history from the Texas Department of Public Safety. If you are a military recruiter, please visit the DPS website for searches.

Late Payments - Notice to Defendants