Criminal Misdemeanor Division

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

General Information

The County Clerk serves as the Clerk of the Court for County Court at Law 2 and County Court at Law 3.  County Court at Law 2 and County Court at Law 3 hears Class A and B misdemeanor offenses such as DWIs, thefts, and assaults.  Note: For felony information please contact the District Clerk 

The Misdemeanor Records Division of the Clerk’s Office records information from these courts and provides administrative support through the issuance of warrants, summons, subpoenas, and commitments.

For court date inquiries, or to schedule a case on the docket, contact County Court at Law 2 or County Court at Law 3

For all other questions, please contact the misdemeanor division at 972-825-5062 or 972-825-5070.

File a Document

Permissive E-Filing Now Available for Attorneys

The Supreme Court of Texas has mandated that all attorneys file court documents electronically in the ten most populous counties beginning July 1, 2017.

The Ellis County Clerk offers permissive e-filing effective May 17, 2017.

To e-file a document, use your Electronic Filing Service Provider.
If you have not yet selected a provider, go to to start e-filing now.

Texas Courts: Rules for Criminal Case E-Filing

Please do not ask Clerks for legal advice. Unauthorized Practice of Law - Government Code, Sec. 81.101 Clerks cannot give advice or the rendering of any service requiring the use of legal skill or knowledge, such as preparing an instrument.