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Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing please utilize all of our online services. 

  • You are REQUIRED to complete the online application for a marriage license and online application for Assumed Name Certificates/DBAs before coming in to the office to complete the process or you will be turned away.  You may need to clear your CACHE on the computer to utilize the marriage license forms.

  • You can mail in recordings, birth and death certificate requests, and request for a copy of your marriage license.

  • The Pearland Substation is closed but the Manvel Substation is open.  

  • The May 2020 Election has been moved to November.

  • Due to the Public Health Emergency caused by the novel coronavirus designated SARS-CoV2, which causes the disease COVID-19, and pursuant to the Brazoria County Judge’s Stay Safe at Home Order issued March, 25, 2020, all foreclosure proceedings within Brazoria County are temporarily suspended for at least the next 30 days. This temporary suspension of foreclosures could be extended as needed.

    "Thank you for your patience and consideration.”

 

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Collection Rules for County Courts

  1. All pleas going through collections are required a down payment. The minimum is $50.00 due the day of or next business day.
  2. All Class C’s have to pay in full the day of plea? This would include Class C Appeals from J.P.’s.
  3. All Out of County pleas (except for probation cases) have to pay in full the day of plea.
  4. Payment Plans? Defendant will be interviewed in court and their ability to pay will be determined. They have the following options:
    1. Brazoria County Standard Plan? Of at least $100 per month. May exceed the $100.00 per month due to probation term limitations.
    2. Court Ordered Plan? Payment will be negotiated with the collector in the courtroom and ordered by the Judge.

If the defendant is ordered to pay in full and does not have their money, they may complete the Stay of Execution form. This will allow the defendant to leave to retrieve their money and be back by 3:30 PM that day. If defendant fails to return by 3:30 PM a warrant will be issued.

A docket entry will be required by the Judge if there are any special exceptions to the above rules.


Collection Rules for Felony Courts

All felony pleas will be allowed to go on a payment plan unless the plea agreement is to pay up front at the time of plea.


Note: If you are put on a payment plan, you must have your cause/case number when you call this office. We will not be able to assist you without this number. We cannot look you up by any other information. This is an office policy.