EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022
In accordance with S.B. 41 of the 87th Legislative Session 2021,
the cost of filing a civil suit, including tax and family cases, will increase to $350 and
the cost of filing an action within existing cases will increase to $80.
The District Clerk of Cameron County provides support staff for the District Courts and works with the Judges to obtain timely disposition of all court cases. The district clerk is a registrar, recorder, and custodian of all documents that are part of criminal and civil actions. Approximately 7,300 cases are filed and 9,000 are disposed annually. These cases include personal injury, divorces, workers compensation, adoptions, and child support cases, to name a few. Approximately 5,000 cases are pending in Cameron County.