Criminal

**Please be advised that as of January 1, 2019, attorney's will no longer be able to file paper documents in criminal cases at the clerk's counter.**

Rockwall County's District Clerk's Office treats all members of the public with courtesy, respect, and dignity.  The service that a customer receives in our office is a direct reflection upon the District Clerk, and Rockwall County.  In regards to this effort to provide the highest quality of customer service, please do not ask clerks for legal advice.   Unauthorized practice of Law pursuant to Government Code, Sec. 81.101, clerks cannot give advice or the rendering of any service requiring the use of legal skill or knowledge such as preparing any instrument.  

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Notice of Self-Help Procedures 

Below is a link to the Office of Court Administration’s self-help website.  It will include several sources of information for those who do not have legal representation.  

Self Help Services

Payment plans and making payments:

     If you are on probation and need to make a payment, please call our Probation Department at 972-204-7400.      

If you need to set up a payment plan on a criminal case, the link provided below allows you to print out an application for your fines, fees, and court costs owed to Rockwall County. Fill it out in its entirety and either bring it in in person to the District Clerk's Office, or mail it to our physical address on our web site.    

Application for Payment Plan

Acceptable forms of payments on existing payment plans are personal checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders made payable to ‘Rockwall County District Clerk.’ Debit or credit card payments are accepted as well. A convenience fee of 2.85% will be charged by the credit card merchant for this type of transaction.