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Susan Jackson

Kendall County District Clerk

Office Hours: 
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Phone: (830) 249-9343
(830) 249-1763

Local Rules
More Information

Please visit Texas Law Help to find forms for civil cases. 

Local Rules


Please visit Texas Law Help for most family forms. 

Attention: Attorneys and/or Pro Se Parties Filing for Divorce or Annulment:  The Bureau of Vital Statistics (BVS) form must be completed and given to the District Clerk's office at the time the Final Decree is signed pursuant to the Health & Safety Code §194.002. The BVS form is not optional and must be completed pursuant to the Code.

Standing Orders
Local Rules

Please notice: 

A fee is associated with Criminal or Civil record searches that are older than 2010.
We charge $5 per person + $5 per decade.
Please e-file, pay in person, or mail us a money order for the amount due.  

Instant digital record searches can be found at:

Party Name(s)
Case Number
Estimated Date(s) and/or Year Associated with Record Search
Requesting Information Regarding: Example: Civil record, Felony record, Order, Judgment, Certified copy, regular copy, Active case, Disposed case
Requestor's Name
Requestor's Email:
Confirm Email:
Requestor's Phone Number

Child Protection Court of South Texas YouTube Channel 
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and stay at home orders, Child Protection Court will be holding court through Zoom and scan calls.  These hearings are open to the public and can be viewed through the CPC of South Texas Youtube channel using this link:

Child Protection Court Dockets
Child Protection Court of South Texas - Kendall County
Child Protection Court of South Texas Conflict Docket - Kendall County
Child Protection Court Dockets


IV-D Virtual court proceedings will be live streamed via YouTube at the following link:, live stream


Notice of Court Proceedings (Virtual) 

For Additional information, please contact Melynda Collins, court coordinator at 

Please call the following number 24 hours (including Sunday) prior to reporting to the courthouse for a jury service update.

(830) 249-4054


E-mail jury related documents to: 

Visit the link above for Pro Se e-file assistance. 


File the lead document with any attachments all as one document.


Notice: Request for issuance for any Criminal Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum need to be e-filed. Please prepare and e-file all requests for issuance and any Criminal Subpoena and Subpoena Duces Tecum by using the templates provided under Criminal forms. Thank you.



Any filer making motion to have documents sealed by the Court motion must bring in a paper copy of the documents to the Clerk's Office or mail the documents to us.  If an Order to Seal is granted, the documents will be filed and scanned into our Case Management System and immediately locked in our system.  Only the Clerks will be able to view the documents.  Any documents to be sealed cannot be filed electronically per the eFiling rules.  Thank you.

Vacation letters shall be e-filed into each case that lists s/he as attorney of record.


E-File Texas Self Help
Texas Constitutes and Statutes

Texas Law Help
E-File Texas
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Texas Court Help
State Bar of Texas
Free Legal Answers
Legal Assistance Organizations
Frequently Asked Legal Questions
Texas State Law Library


General Information

Our office is prohibited by law to give legal advice. 
Please consult with an attorney for any questions.   

To schedule a civil or felony hearing, please contact Mateo Santos or Gladys Appelt

All credit cards must be accompanied with an ID for verification.

Credit Cards cannot be accepted over the phone. 

If your child is experiencing Cyberbullying, you may be able to stop it by filing the application and petition linked below. “Cyberbullying” is a single significant act or a pattern of acts by one or more students against another student that is done through technology (like email, instant message, text message, or social media).

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