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County Clerk 

Debbie Newman

P.O. Box 2070
Jasper, TX 75951

Phone: 409-384-2632
Fax: 409-384-7198

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CHIEF DEPUTY – DIANA SOUTH
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CHIEF DEPUTY – PATTY (PJ) WAGSTAFF
PROBATE, CIVIL 
DEPUTY CLERK – HOLLY THOMAS
PROBATE,CIVIL 

DEPUTY CLERK - RENEE BARRON
DEED RECORDS

DEPUTY CLERK - CYNTHIA BRISTER
DEED RECORDS

DEPUTY CLERK - SHIELA HOUSTON

VOTER REGISTRAR

DEPUTY CLERK - CHRYSTI BILLINGSLEY

VOTER REGISTRAR, MARRIAGE

CRIMINAL DEPUTY CLERK - KATHY BILLINGSLEY

CRIMINAL RECORDS

DEPUTY CLERK - MINDY MOSS

CRIMINAL RECORDS, BIRTH, DEATH

 

 
Fee Schedule 2017

Order Regarding the Filing of Copies of Wills Under Mandatory E-Filing


Official Online Public Records

Jasper County Bail Bond Application for Individual License

Jasper County Bail Bond Application for Corporate Licensee


Foreclosures Notices
Election Information

Voter Registration Information from the Secretary of State's Office.

Ninth Court of Appeals serving Jasper County.

 

  • What are your requirements for recording a document in the Official Public Records of Real Property?

    • Your document must be the original or a certified copy
    • There must be a title at the top
    • If it’s a Deed, the grantee’s address must be listed
    • If it’s a Deed of Trust, the trustee or beneficiary’s address must be listed
    • The signatures must be original
    • There must be an original notary acknowledgement
    • We do not require any extra space at the top or bottom for filing info
    • The fee is $26 for the first page and $4.00 for each additional page

    How can I get a copy of a document in the Official Public Records?

    • You can request a copy of an instrument at $1.00 per page
    • If you need a certified copy add $5.00 per document to the above fee
    • Please have as much information as possible when requesting a copy to speed up processing: grantor’s name, grantee’s name, date of instrument, abstract of property and acreage
    • You may perform your own search at no charge and print your document at $1.00 per page by going to our online search atwww.countygovernmentrecords.com

    Assumed Names/DBA’s

    • Corporations, limited liability company, limited partnership or other foreign filing entity that regularly conducts business in this state under a name other than its legal name must file an assumed name certificate with the secretary of state and with the county clerk in the appropriate county.Please see the Secretary of State website at www.sos.tx.us/corp/forms/503_boc.pdf and follow their instructions
    • Unincorporated businesses must file Assumed Name Record Form with the county clerk in the appropriate county.This can be filed in person or by mail.Filing fees to file an Assumed Name is $24.00.
    • Withdrawals of Assumed Name Form can be filed when one or more of the owners wishes to abandoned the name of the business
    • More information on starting your own business can be found at www.smallbusinessdevelopmentcenter.com
  • Marriage Licenses

    ISSUED IN OFFICE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8:00 AM TILL 4:00 PM

    What are the requirements for getting a marriage license?

    • Both applicants should come in together when applying, if one of the applicants can’t come in, they will need to provide an Absent Applicant form along with copy of State or Federal Id
    • You will need an original State or Federally issued ID that shows your full legal name and your date of birth (Driver’s License, State ID, etc) or a certified copy of your birth certificate.Your ID or birth certificate must be in your correct legal name.
    • You need to know your Social Security number and city, county and state of birth, but you do not need to provide proof of these
    • You should be over 18 years old.If you are over 16 but under 18, you will need a parent or guardian to sign a consent form and you will have to provide your birth certificate and the parent must have State or Federal issued ID.
    • If you are divorced, your divorce must be final for over 30 days before getting a marriage license (unless you are marrying the same person) or if the 30 days were waived in your divorce, please provide a certified copy of your divorce for proof
    • There is a 72 hour waiting period before you can use your marriage license.You can get the 72 hour waiting period waived by a judge’s order, if you are active military or have completed the State approved Pre-Marital Education Course.Please visitwww.twogetherintexas.com for fee’s and to locate classes in your area.
    • License are valid for 90 days and may be used anywhere in the State of Texas
    • The fee for a marriage license is $82.00 cash or $85.85 debit or credit card

    Common Law Marriage Certificate

    ISSUED IN OFFICE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8:00 AM TILL 4:00 PM

    • A Common Law Marriage Certificate is called a Declaration of Informal Marriage
    • Both applicant must be present in the County Clerk’s office
    • You need an original State or Federal ID that shows your full legal name and your date of birth
    • You need to know you social security number and city, county and state of birth, but you do not need to proof of these
    • You need to provide a date that you began living as a married couple, but you had to be over 18 at that time and not presently married to someone else.
    • You must be over 18 years of age
    • The fee for an Informal Marriage License is $47.00
    • It is important to note that Informal Marriages are sometimes not recognized by other state or the Federal Government

    How do I get a certified copy of my Marriage License

    • Marriage license are public records and anyone wishing to obtain a copy may do so
    • You can request a copy by mail or in person with the following information; Groom’s name, Bride’s name and date of marriage.
    • You can request by email (debbie.newman@co.jasper.tx.us) or fax (409) 384-7198), but you will have to pay by credit card by going towww.officialpayments.com , please include groom’s name, bride’s name, date of marriage, copy of credit card payment confirmation and an address where the certified copy can be mailed to.
    • We can only issue a certified copy of a marriage license that was applied for in Jasper County.You may check the State of Texas website to see what county the marriage license was obtained at www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/marriagedivorce/mindex.shtm
    • We only issue certified copies and the fee is $8.00 per copy

      Birth Certificates

      For those born in Jasper Countybirth records from 1903 to present are available. Some births prior to 1903 were filed as Delayed Birth Certificates. 

      To obtain a birth certificate by mail: complete the application form along with Notarized Proof of Identification, also include a copy of the applicant's valid driver's license along with a check or money order payable to Jasper County Clerk. You may also write your request on a sheet of paper (But your signature must be notarized)-- please include full name on birth record/date and place of birth/ both parents names/name, address and phone number of applicant/ relationship to the person on birth record and a copy of valid identification). Mail to: Jasper County Clerk, 121 N Austin St, Room 103, Jasper TX  75951 or  P O Box 2070, Jasper Texas  75951.

    • You can request by email (debbie.newman@co.jasper.tx.us) or fax (409) 384-7198), but you will have to pay by credit card by going to www.officialpayments.com , please include application form, copy of id and copy of credit card payment confirmation and an address where the certified copy can be mailed to.

      For those born in other Texas Counties- Abstract Birth Certificates can be accessed by the County Clerks' Office via the state remote system. The remote 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.  If you are getting a birth certificate for a passport, it is advised to get the long form birth certificate from the county of your birth.

      For those born outside of Texas -contact the Department of Health in the State of Birth.

      For those born in foreign countries who are U.S. citizens at birth -contact Passport Services, Vital Records Section, U.S. Department of State, 1111 19th Street NW, Suite 510, Washington DC 20522-1705.

      Who can purchase a Birth Certificate? Qualified applicants are defined as the person named on the certificate, mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or legal representative. Applicants must provide valid identification.

      Death Certificates

      Cost -$21 for the first copy and $4 for each additional copy per request.

      Request in person - The applicant must be qualified - defined as mother, father, child, sister, brother, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or legal representative of the deceased. Applicants must provide valid identification.

      Request by mail - complete the application form including a copy of their valid driver's license along with a check or money order payable to Jasper County Clerk. All requests by mail should be mailed to: Jasper County Clerk, 121 N Austin St, Room 103, Jasper TX  75951 or  P O Box 2070, Jasper Texas  75951

    • You can request by email (debbie.newman@co.jasper.tx.us) or fax (409) 384-7198), but you will have to pay by credit card by going towww.officialpayments.com , please include application form, copy of id and copy of credit card payment confirmation and an address where the certified copy can be mailed to.

    The County Clerk's office has Death Certificates from 1903 to the present. Death certificates are considered a closed record for 25 years, so only qualified applicants may obtain certified copies of them during that time. Death certificates are available only for someone that passed away in Jasper County. Anyone needing a death certificate for someone who passed away in another county must contact that County directly.

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