Civil, Guardianship & Probate Filings

With the passing of House Bill 4123, effective June 13, 2023, the JBCC can no longer perform fingerprint-based criminal background checks on individuals seeking guardianship appointment.


Case Types


 The County Clerk's Office, Civil Department, only files:

  • Bond Forfeitures
  • Justice of the Peace Appeals



Filing Fees

  1. Filing Fees
  2. Civil and Probate Fees Effective January 1, 2022
  3. 2023 Sheriffs' and Constables' Fees
  4. 2024 Sheriffs' and Constables' Fees
  5. Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs or an Appeal Bond


Appointments and Fees-Senate Bill 1369

For questions in regards to Probate or Guardianship, please email

Helpful Websites

  1. JFogg

    Jennifer Fogg

    County Clerk

  2. County Clerk

    Physical Address
    1111 E Yellowjacket Lane
    Suite 100
    Rockwall, TX 75087


    Fax: 972-204-6309


    Monday thru Friday

    8 am to 5 pm
    All final transactions should be completed by 4 pm

    Except County Holidays

    Most GPS and internet maps are wrong on our location. We are 0.3 miles east of Goliad/SH 205.