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  How do I file for divorce and can I obtain the documents through your office?
  How much does it cost to file a case in the Brazoria County District Clerk’s Office?
  Where can I mail or file my documents?  
  How can I obtain a copy of my divorce decree?  
  How can I obtain a restraining/protective order?  
  How can I set up wage withholding?  
  How can I fax file?  
  How can I e-File?  

 

  How do I file for divorce and can I obtain the documents through your office?
 


Unfortunately, our office cannot assist you with the preparation of your documents. You are responsible for preparing the documents you wish to file. Once you have your documents, you may file them in person or by mail. Our mailing address is 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515.  Our physical location is 111 E Locust, Room 500. A divorce handbook is located at
Texas Young Lawyers Association.

 

  How much does it cost to file a case in the Brazoria County District Clerk’s Office?
           
Filing fees vary depending on the type of action. Please refer to the fee schedule. The total fee is the sum of the applicable filing fee, the process/issuance fee (if applicable), and the service fee (if applicable).

 

 

  Where can I mail or file my documents?
 

         
If you wish to mail your documents to our office, please mail to Brazoria County District Clerk, 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515.   If you wish to file your documents in person, please file at 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515

 

  How can I obtain a copy of my divorce decree?
 

         
You may obtain a copy in person or by mail. To obtain a copy in person, please visit 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton.  You will receive your copy the same day. To obtain a copy by mail, please mail your request to Brazoria County District Clerk, 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515. The cost is $1 per page plus an additional $1.00 if you want the copy certified. The request will need to contain the case number and what you would like a copy of. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. General processing time is between two to three days via mail.

 

 

  How can I obtain a restraining/protective order?
 

      
Unfortunately, our office cannot assist you with the preparation of your documents. You are responsible for preparing the documents you wish to file. Once you have your documents, you may file them in person or by mail. Our mailing address is 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515.  Our physical location is 111 E Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX.  A protective order packet is located on the Office of the Attorney General’s Web site at Attorney General ofTexas

 

 

How can I set up wage withholding?

 

         
Our office will need a request in writing. You may mail or bring your request to our office. Our mailing address is 111 E. Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX  77515.  Our physical location is 111 E Locust, Ste. 500, Angleton, TX . A required fee of $15.00 is due at the time of the request. Payment is acceptable by mail in the form of a money order or cashier’s check payable to the Brazoria County District Clerk. In person, all forms of payment are acceptable, except for personal check. The request will need to contain the case number, name of the employer, payroll mailing address of the employer, and the name of the person who is responsible for the child support. The request should also list the name of the order and the approximate date signed, if known.  The Request for Income Withholding form is available in our Downloadable Forms.  

 

 

How can I fax file?

           
The Brazoria County District Clerk’s office does not accept fax filing.   

 

  How can I e-File?
           
Please visit the Texas Online Web site at TexasOnline.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

 

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