Chief Deputy Clerk
300 N Grant, Room 301
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4290
Fax: (432) 498-4292
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Office/Staff Appreciation Party
Closed: Thursday, December 16, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND FORMS:
Electronic Service Address - REQUIRED
Effective October 1, 2016, all Texas attorneys must provide to the State Bar an official electronic service email address for the statewide e-filing system. CLICK HERE to view the Texas Supreme Court's Order.
To provide your electronic service address to the Texas Bar, login and fill out the online form at texasbar.com/eservice.
To update our case management system and receive local court notices from this office, please mail or fax your electronic service address directly to this office marked: Attn: District Clerk e-Notices.
CLICK HERE for more information and FAQ.
If you have any questions, please contact the Texas Bar by calling 1-800-204-2222, ext. 1383 or email email@example.com.
Civil/Family Case Cover Sheet (TRCP Rule 78a)
Form VS-165 (REQUIRED at the close of all family law matters)
***The VS-165 Form Must be Printed Double-Sided (One Sheet not Two)***
Form VS-160/142.3 (REQUIRED 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.