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Obtain Copies of Documents

Obtain Copies of Documents

Depending on your needs, you can choose from several different copy services.

Documents Online – We have a significant number of documents that are available online. Copies of online documents printed using your computer are free. These copies will bear an “unofficial copy” watermark.

Electronic Documents Sent by Email – These are uncertified documents that a clerk sends to the customer via email. These copies can be requested by phone, email, or in person. If the documents are in our electronic library, the cost for this service is $1.00 per page. If the documents are on microfilm or paper, the cost is $1.00 per page.

Self Service Copies – These are copies made at our office from electronic images, microfilm, or paper. Copies made on the photocopier are 20 cents per page. Copies made from microfilm printers or computer printers are 25 cents per page.

Copies made by Clerk – These are documents that are made at our office by a clerk. These copies can be requested by phone, email, or in person. The cost for this service is $1.00 per page.

Certified Copies – This is when the Clerk makes the copy and places a stamp on it to certify that it is an accurate and complete reproduction of the original document. Certified copies may be requested by phone, email, or in person. There is a $5.00 per document charge for the certification service plus an additional cost of $1.00 per page.

To request copies, call (512) 854-9188 or email your request to the division that will have the record you are requesting. Please be as specific as possible (full name, cause number, etc). If you are planning to pay with a credit card, please include your phone number so a cashier may contact you for payment information. Please do not send your credit card number in an email.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. A transaction fee applies to credit card payments: $3.00 for transactions less than $100.00 or 3% for transactions of $100.00 or more.

Official public records, property, marriage licenses

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Civil lawsuits

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Probate and guardianship cases

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Misdemeanor criminal cases

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Election information

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What Documents are Available Online

Record Type Indexes or
Case Data Online*
Date Range of Redacted
Documents Online**



Mid 1980’s to present


January 1981 to present

Documents not online


June 1986 to present

December 2005 to present


July 1992 to present

November 2009 to present

If You are Coming to Our Office, Consider Calling or Emailing Us First

Before coming to our office for copies of a document, you may want to contact us to make sure we have what you need. Generally, court records are located at the Courthouse and Recording or Election documents are at the Airport location. However, some paper or microfilm documents are stored off-site. It takes approximately one business day to retrieve document from off-site storage. So that we can confirm the location of the records you are seeking and prevent you from making any unnecessary trips, please call us at (512) 854-9188 or email the division that has the information you are seeking.

Let Us Do the Research For You!

We can search the County Clerk’s records and prepare copies of documents for you. For information on our services and costs, see our Request a Clerk Search page.

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