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Nicole Tanner

80 North Waco Street, 1st Floor
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 398
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Phone: 254-582-4030
Fax: 254-582-4003

Email: countyclerk@co.hill.tx.us

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Letter From Hill County Clerk Regarding Fee Changes Effective September 1, 2015
(Click Above to Link to Letter with Fee Changes - Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)



Assumed Names - Certificate of Withdrawal (Abandon Name)
 
Voter Registration Information from the Secretary of State's Office (Web Link)

How to Apply for a Birth or Death Certificate at your local Registrar (Web Link)

Tenth Court of Appeals serving Hill County (Web Link)



 County Clerk Effective Fees 

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Fee Schedule

Vital Statistics Records Fees Forms
Birth Certificate (Closed to general public for 75 years) $23.00 Download Packet (PDF)
Death Certificate (Closed to general public for 25 years)
Each additional copy

$21.00
$4.00

Download 
Packet
(PDF)

Marriage License $82.00  
Declaration of Informal Marriage $52.00  
Veteran's Discharge Papers Free of charge  
Document Filings    
Official Public Records (HB 950)
Additional pages per document
Each name in excess of 5 to be indexed
1st page - $26.00
$4.00
.25
 
Abstract of Judgment $26.00  
Assumed Name $23.50 Download Form

Note:  A document may be filed if it meets the following requirement:  Original documents with original signatures; printing is clear and legible; parties required to sign have done so before a notary and that notary has also signed, sealed, and dated the document.  We also require you to allow 1 inch at the top and at the bottom of each document to allow for our recording information. Notary seals need to be clear and dark enough for recording.

Miscellaneous Filings    
Register of Brand $26.00  
Posting Notice of Foreclosure $3.00  
Subdivision Plats (record in plat book)*
Must first present to Commissioners Court for approval
$46.00  
Permits $25.00  
Drilling Permits $200.00  
Certified Copy (per document) $5.00  
Plain Copies $1.00  
Preliminary plat approved by Court $250.00  
Final plat approved by Court $500.00  
Amending a final plat $200.00  
Preliminary plat $250.00  
     
Probate Case Fees
   
Probate Fee Schedule Download File
(Click to Download)
   
Probate (Original)
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Judicial Fee
Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Education
Law Library
Sheriff & Constable Fee
Courthouse Security
Probate Records Management
Judiciary Fund (Per HB 11, 2nd special session 79th legislature)
Supplemental Court Fee (HB 1295)
eFiling Fee (HB 2302)
Letters of Testamentary
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservation (new)
JCPT Fee (new)
$281.00
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$40.00
$40.00
$4.00
$3.00
$35.00
$30.00
$1.00
$5.00
$42.00

$20.00
$30.00
$6.00
$10.00
$10.00
$5.00
 
Muniment of Title
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Judicial Fee
Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Education
Law Library
Sheriff & Constable Fee
Courthouse Security
Probate Records Management
Judiciary Fund (Per HB 11, 2nd special session 79th legislature)
Supplemental Court Fee (HB 1295)
eFiling Fee (HB 2302)
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservation (new)
JCPT Fee (new)

$275.00
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$40.00
$40.00
$4.00
$3.00
$35.00
$30.00
$1.00
$5.00
$42.00

$20.00
$30.00
$10.00
$10.00
$5.00

 
Guardianship 
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Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Records Management
Probate Education
Law Library
Sheriff Fee & Constable Fee
Courthouse Security
Judicial Fee
Judiciary Fund (Per HB 11, 2nd special session 79th legislature)
Supplemental Court Fee (HB 1295)
eFiling Fee (HB 2302)
Letters of Guardianship
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservatoin (new)
Constable Fee
JCPT Fee (new)
$366.00
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$40.00
$4.00
$5.00
$3.00
$35.00
$30.00
$1.00
$40.00
$42.00

$20.00
$30.00
$6.00
$10.00
$10.00
$85.00
$5.00
 
Determination of Heirship
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Judicial Fee
Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Education
Law Library
Courthouse Security
Probate Records Management
Judiciary Fund
Supplemental Judiciary Fee
E-Filing State Comptroller
Sheriff & Constable Fee
Letters of Guardianship
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservation (new)
Constable Fee
JCPT Fee (new)
$366.00
-------------
$40.00
$40.00
$4.00
$3.00
$35.00
$1.00
$5.00
$42.00
$20.00
$30.00
$30.00
$6.00
$10.00
$10.00
$85.00
$5.00
 
Small Estate Affidavit
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Judicial Fee
Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Education
Law Library
Courthouse Security
Probate Records Manangement
Judiciary Fund
Supplemental Judiciary Fee
E-Filing State Comptroller
Sheriff & Constable Fee
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservation (new)
JCPT Fee (new)
$275.00
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$40.00
$40.00
$4.00
$3.00
$35.00
$1.00
$5.00
$42.00
$20.00
$30.00
$30.00
$10.00
$10.00
$5.00
 
Adverse Probate Action
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Probate Clerk
County Judge
Probate Education
Courthouse Security
Probate Records Management
E-Filing State Comptroller
Sheriff & Constable Fee
Indigent Service Fee (new)
Court Record Preservation (new)
JCPT Fee (new)
$138.00
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$40.00
$4.00
$3.00
$1.00
$5.00
$30.00
$10.00
$10.00
$30.00
$5.00
 


 
Other Fees    
Small Estate Affidavit $275.00  
Claim Against Estate $10.00  
Filing Annual or Final Account - Probate $74.00  
Filing Annual or Final Account - Guardianship $74.00  
Filing Application for Sale of Real or Personal Property $25.00  
Filing Inventory & Appraisement after 90 days $29.00  
Filing Order $4.00  
Letters Testamentary $2.00  
Safekeeping of Will $5.00  
Filing Annual Account on Estate $29.00  
Filing Motion to Pay Attorney's Fees no charge  
Filing Annual Report on Guardianship (no person) $4.00  

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