District Clerk

Main CourthouseThe District Clerk is elected for a four-year term and supports the district court. The Clerk is registrar, recorder and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments and papers that are part of any cause of action in any civil or criminal district court.

Duties of the District Clerk

The District Clerk is charged with maintaining and arranging records deposited in the clerk's office. The District Clerk:

  • Administers trust accounts for minors ordered by the courts
  • Enters all judgments of the court under the direction of the judge
  • Keeps an account of all fines and fees collected by the office
  • Keeps an account of the amount due jurors for service in district court
  • Keeps an index of the parties who file in the court, and makes reference to any judgments made in the case
  • Records the acts and proceedings of the district court
  • Records all executions issued and the returns issued on the executions

Public Records

To view the Wise County Courts/Sheriff Department Public Records please use the following link: Wise County Courts/Sheriff Department Public Records