Denton County offices will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day
 
 

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions


FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:
Can you tell me what my court date is or the status of my case?
A:

You may find your court date or the status of your case by visiting the Denton County Records Inquiry website

Q:
Can I reset my case over the phone?
A:
No, cases will not be reset over the phone for any reason.


Q:
Why will the court staff not answer my questions about my case when I call?
A:

The court staff is not licensed to practice law and cannot give legal advice, therefore they are prohibited from answering certain questions.

Q:
Why does the court-appointed attorney refuse to speak with me about my family member’s criminal case?
A:

In criminal cases, a defendant and the lawyer have a privilege to refuse to disclose and to prevent any other person from disclosing confidential communications made for the purpose of facilitating the rendition of professional legal services. Furthermore, in criminal cases, a client has a privilege to prevent the lawyer from disclosing any fact by reason of the attorney-client relationship.

Q:
How do I obtain a copy of my records?
A:
Copies can be obtained through the Denton County Clerk’s office.