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HEIDI EASLEY, County Clerk

Victoria County Courthouse
115 N. Bridge Street Room 103
Victoria, Texas  77901
Phone:  361-575-1478
Fax:  361-575-6276
Email:  vcc@vctx.org

Hours:   8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                Monday – Friday
Closed on all County Holidays

BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES ARE LOCATED IN THE VICTORIA CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT 105 W. JUAN LINN

(361) 485-3040

(INSIDE OF CITY HALL, ON THE CORNER OF WEST JUAN LINN AND SOUTH MAIN STREETS)

 


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.RNS

Recording Notification Service

The Recording Notification Service (RNS), allows members of the public to receive an email alert, whenever a document is recorded at the Victoria County Clerk’s Office, that matches the name they have registered**.

 There are NO FEES! All you need is a valid email address.

Be advised, by statute, not all names appearing on a document are indexed.  We are required to index grantors and grantees.

 

DISCLAIMER

** Our Recording Notification service is a courtesy to inform registered users of document recordings that may occur.  There is no guarantee that using this service will inform you of all documents recorded that may pertain to your property.  It is important to know that legally, the clerk's office may not refuse to file a document that meets all statutory requirements, and this will not prevent the recording of a document on your property.  The intent of this program is a courtesy to notify you in the event a document (matching the names entered during registration) is filed.

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ATTENTION ASSUMED NAME FILERS:

HB 3609 (effective September 1, 2019) amended Chapter 71 of the Texas Business & Commerce Code to eliminate the county-level filing requirement for a corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, limited liability partnership or other foreign filing entity that conducts business under an assumed name.

If you are filing an assumed name under a business type listed above, you will need to file directly with the Texas Secretary of State. 

BUSINESS AND COMMERCE CODE CHAPTER 71. ASSUMED BUSINESS OR PROFESSIONAL NAME (texas.gov)

Forms for filing with the Secretary of State can be located on their website: www.sos.state.tx.us  under the Business Services tab.  (Form 503 is the Assumed Name Certificate and has instructions and filing information.)

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Do you want to know what scams we've been contacted about?

See the Bulletin Board section for information.

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clerk

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Senate Bill 30

Discriminatory Provisions in Real Property Records

The Texas Legislature recently amended the Property Code to provide a streamlined procedure for addressing discriminatory provisions in real property records. Although state law already declared restrictions and provisions in real property records that prohibit the use, sale or transfer of real property to a person based on race, color, religion, or national origin to be void and unenforceable, Senate Bill 30, which took effect on September 1, 2021, establishes a process for a property owner, or another person that the owner authorizes, to request a judicial review of specific property records to determine whether they contain prohibited discriminatory provisions.

The bill sets out the contents of the documents required to be submitted to the court as well as a suggested format for the court’s findings and order. Under certain circumstances, the court may issue its determination without conducting a hearing. No filing fees may be charged under the statute.

To view the language of the bill and the format for filing with the court as well as the format for the court’s findings and order, use the link: 87(R) SB 30 - Enrolled version (texas.gov)

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Our office will be serving up to two (2) sets of customers at a time in the main customer service area of the office and three (3) sets of customers in the vault/research area of the office.  If we are over our posted limit, we may ask for you to wait in the lobby until we are able to serve you.  We appreciate your patience.

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 Our office does not give legal advice.

 

Please seek assistance from an attorney,

should you have questions or need legal guidance.


Any information or forms provided on this webpage are not to be considered legal advice or a substitution for legal advice.  

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Attention Marriage License applicants!

When completing the online application, the groom (or person whose surname will be used) will be "Applicant 1".

To access applications for marriage licenses click on the "Forms Library" tab below.

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Civil, Probate and Criminal Records
iDocket.com (must be registered to access online case information)
iDocket Subscription Plans

Marriage License Applicants:

The groom, or party whose surname will be used, should be entered as “Applicant 1”, when completing the online application. 

Brands:

Assumed Name Forms:

Filer is responsible for verifying availability of requested assumed name.

Filing an Assumed Name is filing a public notice, it is not a copyright, trademark or incorporated right of ownership. Duplicating a business name is discouraged, but the Clerk's office cannot prevent it.

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The Victoria County Clerk’s Office goal is to provide the people and businesses that utilize our office with an efficient, friendly and professional service, while also preserving the integrity of our records. We plan to continue to implement ways to make services more convenient for our users and customers, and welcome any comments or suggestions you may have regarding this web page or our office.


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The office of County Clerk has been in existence in Texas since 1836, superseding the “escribano” of Spanish-Mexican rule.

Texas Constitution, Section 20, Article 5 provides:
There shall be elected for each county, by qualified voters, a County Clerk, who shall hold office for four years, who shall be clerk of the County and Commissioners' Courts and recorder of the county, whose duties, perquisites and fees of office shall be prescribed by the Legislature and a vacancy in whose office shall be filled by County Commissioners' Court until next general election; provided that in counties having a population of less than 8,000 there may be an election of a single Clerk who shall perform the duties of District and County Clerks. The county clerk is the record keeper and Registrar for the county, Commissioners' Court, County Court and County Courts at Law.

Duties of the County Clerk include recording and filing instruments that prove ownership or interest in real property, instruments concerning the identity of persons and commercial activities; misdemeanor criminal cases; civil cases from $500 to $250,000, probate court; data collection for reporting to several state and local agencies including the County Auditor, County Treasurer, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Department of Public Safety, Attorney General, Supreme Court of Texas and Office of Court Administration.

Additional duties include: recording cattle brands, records management, filing retired Notary records, Clerk for Juvenile Board, and Clerk for the Commissioners' Court.