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County Clerk
Brenda Fietsam

Address: P.O. Box 59
La Grange, TX  78945
Physical Address: 246 W. Colorado Street
Office Phone: (979) 968-3251
Fax Number: (979) 968-8531

The office of the County Clerk has been in existence in Texas since 1836, superseding the escribano (secretary) of Spanish-Mexican rule.  Today the County Clerk serves a four year term.  The clerk serves as the recorder for the County Court and the Commissioners Court.  In addition, the County Clerk records and  keeps records pertaining to the county courts, real and personal property, and personal records.   Other responsibilities include recording vital statistics' issuing marriage licenses; and, administering other miscellaneous licensing and recording requirements.

Fayette County will be issuing marriage licenses reflecting the June 26th, 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, effective June 30, 2015.

The Fayette County Court is a Constitutional County Court that hears Civil Cases with the maximum amount in controversy of $10,000.

Effective Oct. 2014, the County Clerk is accepting e-filing for all Civil, Probate and Guardianship matters.

As of July 17, 2006, all County, Special, and General elections as well as VOTER REGISTRATION, are the responsibility of the Fayette County Elections Administrator.


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Types of Records in the County Clerk's Office:
  • Official Records- including Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Oil, Gas, Mineral Leases, etc.
  • Probate Cases
  • Misdemeanor Criminal Cases
  • Civil Cases
  • Marriage Records
  • Births and Deaths of Fayette County
  • Commissioners Court Minutes
  • Uniform Commercial Code Filings
  • Assumed Name Records
  • Election Records
  • Marks and Brands
  • Naturalization Records (All indexes of Naturalization Records are in District Clerk's Office)


***New Fee Schedule***


Criminal e-Filing Notice

EFFECTIVE: On July 1, 2019, attorneys will be required to e-File documents in criminal cases, except for complaints/indictments, as mandated by the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Misc. Docket No. 16-003.

The Fayette County Clerk is mandated to follow the rules set by the Texas Supreme Court. Should you have any questions concerning e-Filing with the Fayette County Clerk, please contact our office Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00AM-5:00PM.

Quick Reference Guide for e-Filing

Order Mandating Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases

Civil e-Filing FAQ

TexasCourtHelp

Instructions for Completing Civil Case Information Sheet

Supplemental Instructions Sheet for Self Represented Litigants

Download Birth & Death Application by Mail

Download State Birth Application by Mail

Download Assumed Name Records Certificate Application

Download Abandonment of Assumed Name Application

Download Notary Form

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