Courts Division

The county clerk serves as a keeper of the records for all criminal courts, county courts at law, mental health, juvenile and probate courts for Denton County. Duties include but are not limited to maintaining court documents, taking payments for assessed fines and court costs, depositing and distributing court registry funds, and maintaining compliance with current mandates and laws and adjusting business processes accordingly.

When contacting a clerk: The clerk does not have a license to practice law and therefore cannot give legal advice!


Debra Wilson, Courts Manager (940) 349-2060

Civil Court Clerks (940) 349-2016

Michelle Diamond, Assistant Supervisor of Civil Dept. (940) 349-2037

Criminal Misdemeanor Clerks (940) 349-2014

Cody Wood,  Assistant Supervisor of Criminal Intake Dept. (940) 349-2062

Patricia Bonner,  Assistant Supervisor of Court Clerk Dept. (940) 349-2044

Probate Court Clerks (940) 349-2036

Sandra Barrera, Assistant Supervisor of Probate Dept. (940) 349-2038

Juvenile Court Clerks (940) 349-2525

Patricia Bonner, Assistant Supervisor of Juvenile Dept. (940) 349-2022


Department hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Wednesday hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


County Criminal Courts County Court at Law Probate Court/Mental Health Court Juvenile Mental Health Court Reports