THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH THRU
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27TH FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.
Real Property 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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New Property Fraud Alert Service!
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We are proud to now offer our court records online!
CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE RECORDS SEARCH
or you can use Re:SearchTX
YOU CAN SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR COPIES ONLINE AND/OR USE OUR PUBLIC SEARCH PORTAL. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL REQUESTS TO COUNTYCLERK@GRIMESCOUNTYTEXAS.GOV
OR YOU CAN MAIL YOUR REQUEST TO
PO BOX 209, ANDERSON, TX 77830
ALL REQUESTS FOR COPIES MUST BE IN WRITING.
PUBLIC SEARCH PORTAL
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
If you need to inquire about any upcoming court dockets please call the County Court Coordinator
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!
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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.
Grimes County Courthouse
100 Main Street
Anderson, Texas 77830
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