The District Clerk receives indictments from the Grand Jury for processing.

  • assignment of court and preparation of files.
  • issues capias (warrants for arrest).
  • issues warrants for executions in capital murder cases (death penalty cases).
  • processes approximately 2,000 criminal cases annually.
  • issues various reports to agencies, such as the Texas Department of Pubic Safety, Register of Voters, Texas Judicial Council.
  • prepares appeals to the Court of Appeals.
  • finalizes all cases, prepare final packets for T.D.C.J. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice).