Welcome to Cherokee County, Texas

District Clerk

District and County Clerk Announcement regarding COVID-19 (PDF)

Alison Dotson
135 South Main, 2nd Floor
Rusk, Texas 75785
Phone: 903-683-6908
Office Hours: 8AM-12PM & 1PM-4PM
Monday thru Friday, excluding Holidays


As of November 1, 2018 All filings,
civil, criminal or family law
must be e-filed to the District Clerk Office.

Current District Clerk Filing Fees (PDF) - Revised April 5, 2018

Instructions for Uncontested Divorce (PDF)

Petition for Order of Nondisclosure (external link)

Child Support Program of the Office of the Attorney General. (external link)
Twelfth Court of Appeals serving Cherokee County. (external link)

(All Documents are in PDF Format - Get PDF reader)



Jury Settings for Cherokee County Juries

Approved COVID-19 Jury Plan with Attachments (PDF)

2nd Judicial District, the Honorable Chris Day, Judge Presiding, jury set for
8:00 a.m., Monday, Nov 14, 2022. Please report to the 2nd Floor Hallway. Cancelled


Please call the day prior to reporting, unless otherwise noticed here of any cancellations.

The number to call is (903) 683-8751, Ext #12, or after hours listen for message.




Duties & Responsibilities of the DISTRICT CLERK
from the Texas Association of Counties.
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