Donna Kay McKinney
District Clerk


Brady Satcher
Chief Deputy

Melissa Plate
Senior Division Chief

Chris Castillo
Division Chief - Records & Finance

Anthony Cantu
Division Chief - Criminal Operations

Tony Casarez
Division Chief -Central Magistrate

Jackie Ibarra
Division Chief - Civil Operations


DISTRICT CLERK OFFICES


Downtown - Main Location
Paul Elizondo Tower
101 W Nueva, Suite 217
San Antonio, TX 78205-3411
(210) 335-2113
All mail should be directed to this address

Tejeda Juvenile Justice Center
235 E. Mitchell
San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 335-1171

Records & Training Center
This facility requires an appointment

All above Locations are Open
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm,
Excluding County Holidays


Bexar County Central Magistrate
401 S. Frio St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 335-6111
Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week






BEXAR COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK FEE SCHEDULE




Click on the headings below to see Costs/Fees

The District Clerk's Office does not accept personal checks. Accepted methods of payments are cash, cashier's checks, money orders, and Discover. The Office will continue to accept business checks.

Thank you!

  • NEW SUITS

    FAMILY FEE
    Divorce or annulment w/no children $278.00
    Divorce or annulment w/children $329.00
    Removal of disabilities of minority (emancipation) $262.00
    Enforcement of a foreign decree or support order $262.00
    Change of name (minor or adult) $262.00
    Application for writ of habeas corpus (Child) $262.00
    Adoption (adult) $262.00
    Grandparent access $262.00
    Foreign Judgment/Family $262.00
    Transfer In/Family $65.00
    Parent/child relationship (managing conservator) $313.00
    Paternity/legitimation $313.00
    Termination $298.00
    Termination and adoption $313.00
    Adoption (children) $313.00



    CIVIL OTHER THAN FAMILY FEE
    Bill of review $272.00
    Transfer In $272.00
    Foreign judgment $272.00
    Petition for interpleader $272.00
    Expunction suit (plus $15.00 per agency) $272.00
    Other civil suits $272.00
    Civil Suit (with at least 11 but no more than 25 plaintiffs) $297.00
    Civil Suit (with at least 26 but no more than 100 plaintiffs) $322.00
    Civil Suit (with at least 101 but no more than 500 plaintiffs) $347.00
    Civil Suit (with at least 501 but no more than 1,000 plaintiffs) $372.00
    Civil Suit (with more than 1,000 plaintiffs) $422.00
    Severance $50.00
  • ISSUANCE OF PROCESS

    ISSUANCE OF PROCESS FEE
    ISSUANCE:
    Out of county, out of state or private process $8.00
    Certified mail $73.00
    Registered mail $73.00
    Citation by publication (Family) through Commercial Recorder $198.00
    Citation by publication (Family) through The Hart Beat $173.00
    Citation by publication by courthouse door $28.00
    Citation by publication (other civil) by Commercial Recorder $73.00
    Citation by publication (other civil) by The Hart Beat $73.00
    Abstract of judgment, writ of execution $8.00
    Subpoena ($10.00 cash tender), out of county/out of state/private process $8.00
    Writ of withholding $15.00
    Other out of county/out of state writs $8.00
    Employers order to withhold income $15.00
    Notice on motion to stay (certified mail) $12.00
    ISSUANCE AND SERVICE OF PROCESS THRU BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF
    Writs of Possession $183.00
    Writs of Attachment, Capias, Sequestration and Order of Sale $208.00
    Writ of habeas corpus $208.00
    Order of Sale $208.00
    Other writs of enforcement of judgment or to seize property $208.00
    Injunctions, Subpoenas, Bench Warrant $73.00
    Writs of Garnishment $38.00
    Citations and all other services not listed above $73.00
    Writs of Execution $208.00
  • FAX FILING / E-FILING

    FAX FILING FEE
    Discover Card and LegalEase are currently the only two accepted methods of payment
    Per transaction (plus applicable filing fees) $5.00
    Per transmitted page $1.00
    Per copy as applicable $1.00


    E-FILING FEE
    E-Convenience fee ( Per Transaction )
    FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING E-FILING LOG ON TO www.texas.gov/en/Pages/default.aspx   THEN CLICK ON LINK TO E-FILING FOR COURTS
    $2.00
  • PLEADINGS

    PLEADINGS CIVIL OTHER THAN FAMILY FAMILY
    Counterclaim $65.00 $60.00
    Cross-Action $65.00 $60.00
    Intervention $65.00 $60.00
    Motion for Contempt $45.00 $15.00
    Motion for New Trial $45.00 $40.00
    Motion to Enforce $35.00 $30.00
    Motion to Modify N/A $30.00
    Motion to revoke a stay of license suspension N/A $15.00
    Motion to transfer N/A $15.00
    Notice of Withholding N/A $15.00
    Petition for license suspension N/A $15.00
    Third Party Action $65.00 $60.00
  • MISCELLANEOUS

    MISCELLANEOUS FEE
    Jury demand $30.00
    Bond approval $4.00
    Searching fee $5.00
    Copies ( each page ) $1.00
    Copies for service requested thru efiling ( each page ) $0.50
    Certified copy ( each page ) $1.00
    Fax Copy (each page) $1.00
    E-mailed Copy (each page not prev imaged) $1.00
    E-mailed Copy (already imaged per page) $0.25
    Change of name certificate (divorce) $10.00
    Unsealing file $50.00
    Transfer fee (transfer out) (additional $1.00 per page/certified copies) $25.00
    Clerk´s record (appeal) ($1.00 per page) $5.00
    Certificate of Renewal $5.00
    Non Disclosure $300.00
    Registry Fee:
    Interest bearing account.................................................10% of interest earned
    Non-Interest bearing account................................5% of withdrawal up to $50.00
  • PASSPORTS

    PASSPORT COSTS
    (This is a link to Passport Service Center)
    FEE
    Adult 16 years or older $110.00*
    Minors 15 years and younger $80.00*
    Execution Fee $25.00**
    Optional Expedited Service Fee $60.00*
    Renewal of unexpired (or within 2 years of expiration) passports $110.00*
    Optional four passport pictures taken with our camera $15.00**
    * Payable to U.S. Department of State (cashier´s check or money order only)
    ** Payable to Donna Kay McKinney, Bexar County District Clerk