Chief Deputy Clerk
300 N Grant, Room 301
Odessa, TX 79761
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND FORMS:
Electronic Service Address - REQUIRED
On June 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Texas issued an order requiring all Texas attorneys to provide the State Bar an electronic service email address to serve as the attorney's official email address in the statewide e-filing system. The deadline to comply is October 1, 2016.
To provide your electronic service address to the Texas Bar, login and fill out the online form at texasbar.com/eservice. This will not be automatically communicated to this office by the Texas Bar. So that we can properly update our records, please provide notice to this office of any changes to your designated service email address.
CLICK HERE for more information and FAQ.
CLICK HERE to view the Texas Supreme Court's Order.
If you have any questions, please contact the Texas Bar by calling 1-800-204-2222, ext. 1383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civil/Family Case Cover Sheet (TRCP Rule 78a)
Form VS-165 (must be submitted in all family law matters)
***The VS-165 Form Must be Printed Double-Sided (One Sheet not Two)***
Form VS-160/142.3 (must be submitted in all adoption cases at time of decree)
PRO SE FORM: Request for Final Hearing
(Divorce Action; for Parties Not Represented by an Attorney)
ALL PERSONS filing documents not prepared by an attorney will be REQUIRED to sign and file an acknowledgment form with the District Clerk's office.
CLICK HERE to view and print the REQUIRED NOTICE FORM.
Documents intended for official court filings are not accepted via facsimile.
PUBLIC PORTAL (Access to Court Cases, Indexes, and More!):
There has been a slight delay in the originally anticipated
caused by errors in our supporting vendor’s technology hardware infrastructure.
As soon as new information becomes available, we will post updates here on this website.
- This new Public Portal is expected to provide:
- Direct Internet Access to the clerks' case index, with Smart Search capabilities;
- Direct Internet Access to the judges' electronic docket entries in paperless courts;
- Access to view upcoming hearings with Smart Search capabilities;
- Options for direct payments of criminal court costs and fines, and
Ector County Passport Application Acceptance Facility
Location: Ector County Courtrhouse, Room 302
Passport Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Appointments may be booked on this website. Appointments and unscheduled walk-ins are both welcome.
Individuals with appointments will receive a priority processing status. When booking an appointment, each individual will receive an email confirmation followed by email and text message reminders.
Eight Court of Appeals serving Ector County prior to September 1, 2003.