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District Clerk
Lindsey Smith

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110 S. Sycamore, Room 227
Carthage, TX 75633

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Open through lunch)

Phone: (903) 693-0306
Fax: (903) 693-6914

Chief Deputy
Lora Brown

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  • Please call 903-693-0306 or check this page the weekend before your scheduled appearance date for important information, such as, jury cancellation or change in appearance times. 

    Please read your summons carefully before appearing at your scheduled date and time. Be sure to bring your COMPLETED jury summons with you when you report. If you would like to claim an exemption, please circle the appropriate exemption on your jury summons, sign, date, and return to the Panola County District Clerk's Office by email at districtclerk@co.panola.tx.us or to our office located at 110 S. Sycamore, Rm 227, Carthage, TX 75633.

    Age Exemption Form
    For Petit Jury summons, you may claim the age exemption if you are over the age of 75.
    For Grand Jury summons, you may claim the age exemption if you are over the age of 70.
    Please complete and return to the District Clerk's Office.

    Medical Exemption Form
    If you would like to claim an exemption from jury service due to an ongoing medical condition, please complete this form and return to the District Clerk's Office. 

    Application Regarding Personal Information About Jurors
    *FOR ATTORNEY USE ONLY*

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  • The District Clerk's Office is legally prohibited from giving legal advice. For legal advice or more information on how to proceed with your case, please consult an attorney or visit the following websites: texascourthelp.gov or texaslawhelp.org. If you do not have online access, you may also utilize the Panola County law library located on the 3rd floor of the Panola County Judicial Center (108 S. Sycamore, Carthage, Texas 75633).

    Listed below are several links to help assist you and help you better understand what you may need to file. Please remember that the links below are all maintained by the Texas Office of Court Administration, and the Panola County District Clerk's Office cannot assist you with questions or issues regarding this site or the information contained within. 

    Self Help Resources
    Non-Disclosures
    Information on Filing a Divorce
    Protective Order Kit (English)
    Protective Order Kit (Spanish)

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  • Telephone & Online Payments

    WRITTEN REQUEST MUST BE SUBMITTED TO CLERK'S OFFICE PRIOR TO PAYMENT
    Accepted for copies and FELONY post-probation or parole costs ONLY
    NOTICE: Payments made by credit card will not be posted until the funds are deposited in the District Clerk's bank account. We suggest you make your payment at least 3 days in advance of any due date.

    Accepted Payment: VISA, MasterCard and Discover

    To make a payment by Telephone you will need:
    • Phone No. 1-866-549-1010
    • Bureau Code 5110277
    • Case or Cause Number
    • Amount
    • A 2.40% convenience fee of the amount paid will be charge with a minimum $1.00 Fee.

     To make a payment ON-LINE you will need:
    • Bureau Code # 5695383
    • Case or Cause Number
    • Amount
    • Be sure to get the confirmation number when your payment has been accepted by Certified Payments.
    • A 2.75% convenience fee of the amount paid will be charge with a minimum $1.00 Fee.

    Click here to pay ON-LINE

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Excess Proceeds


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