NOTICE: Marks and brands currently on file in Grimes County will expire on August 30, 2021. This office will begin accepting renewals on your brand Tuesday August 31, 2021. You will have thru Tuesday, March 1, 2022 to re-register your brand, thus extending the effectiveness for an additional ten (10) years. If you do not re-register your brand by March 1, 2022, your registration becomes “void” and will be open for registration to any person desiring to record that brand in their name. We will welcome new brand registrations at any time but they will still have to be renewed every ten (10) years beginning on August 31, 2021. Click here to learn how to design a brand.
Property Fraud Alert Service
Get notified against potentially fraudulent claims or transactions regarding Real Property. Receive email alerts any time your personal or entity name is used in a Real Property filing within the county. This is a free service provided by Kofile and your County Clerk designed with the goal of reducing fraudulently-recorded documents that could affect your property ownership.
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If you have sold your property and/or you are wanting to have a deed changed or put in someone else's name you will have to create a new deed. Our office cannot change or modify documents that have already been filed in this office. Every new deed will need to filed in this office by a title company or by an individual. Our office cannot give out legal advise. If you are not sure what type of deed you are needing please contact an attorney or real estate broker or title company. This office does not provide forms for this purpose. Click this link for more information https://www.deedclaim.com/texas/
If you have purchased property through a delinquent tax sale you will need to contact the District Clerk's office.
New Property Fraud Alert Service!
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CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE RECORDS SEARCH
Click here to search our court records online!
or attorneys can use Re:SearchTX
YOU CAN SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR COPIES ONLINE AND/OR USE OUR PUBLIC SEARCH PORTAL. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL REQUESTS TO
OR YOU CAN MAIL YOUR REQUEST TO
PO BOX 209, ANDERSON, TX 77830
ALL REQUESTS FOR COPIES MUST BE IN WRITING.
REQUEST FOR PROPERTY RECORDS
REQUEST FOR PROBATE RECORDS
REQUEST FOR A BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATE
REQUEST FOR A MARRIAGE RECORD
E-RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE TO TITLE COMPANIES
If you need to inquire about any upcoming court dockets please call the County Court Coordinator at 936-873-4472.
The County Clerk's office cannot give legal advice. If you need legal advice please speak with an attorney prior to visiting our office. We do not provide legal forms and cannot give instructions on how to fill out legal documents as that would be giving legal advice. Thank you!
Click here for self-help legal advise.
Certified copies of birth certificates are $23.00 each.
Note: If you are needing a birth certificate to obtain a passport or a Drivers License, please contact your county of birth as you will need to submit a "long form" birth certificate, issued by the county of your birth, to the passport office.
Who can purchase a Birth Certificate? - Qualified applicants are defined as the person named on the certificate, i.e., mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or legal representative. Applicants must provide valid identification.
Note: Birth records are considered "closed" for 75 years, except to qualified applicants. Only Certified copies can be issued.
For those born in Grimes County - birth records from 1903 to present are available. Some earlier births were filed as Delayed Birth Certificates (records filed more than 1 year after birth).
For those born in other Texas Counties - Abstract Birth Certificates (short form) can be accessed by the County Clerks' Office via the state remote birth system. The remote birth site access begins in 1926. Anyone needing a birth certificate prior to 1926 must contact the county of birth. Remote access is not available for those having a Delayed Birth Certificate. A remote birth certificate cannot be used to obtain a passport.
All new probate and guardianship cases must be e-filed by an attorney.
Effective June 1, 2018 all guardianships in the state of Texas must be registered with the Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC). All guardianship applicants will be required to submit certain information to JBCC, which will be registered in the guardianship database. A hearing on a Guardianship Application cannot be heard until all requirements have been met. Below are links to the JBCC registration and Identogo for those that are required to submit fingerprints in guardianship of the estate cases that exceed $50,000.
Should you have any questions about this process, please call Carolyn Neuman at 936-873-4407.
All guardianships must now be registered with the state. Click on the link below to get started.
Identogo Fingerprinting Services
Grimes County Courthouse
100 Main Street
Anderson, Texas 77830
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