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Fort Bend County, TX Public Records

Fort Bend County public records can be accessed through the County Clerk's office. These include vital records such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate. Divorce records can also be obtained from the clerk of the circuit court that granted the divorce or the Department of State Health Services Vital Statistics Unit for records from 1968 to the present. The County Clerk maintains a search database for marriage licenses issued in the county, which the public can access by entering the applicant's name and date of marriage. However, certified copies of records must be purchased at a fee, as printed copies from the database are watermarked and cannot be used as official documents. Birth records are confidential for 75 years, while death records are confidential for 25 years. Interested parties must also provide a notarized statement confirming their eligibility and include a photocopy of a valid photo identification to access these records. Per the Texas Public Information Act, property records are available to the public, and anyone who wishes to obtain Fort Bend property records can request them from the office of the presiding agent.

Courts in Fort Bend County

Court Records in Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County court records refer to the official records and documents produced, filed, and issued by the courts within the county. These records pertain to a wide range of cases, such as juvenile cases, civil lawsuits, guardianship cases, and criminal misdemeanor cases, handled by the Fort Bend County or District Courts. The public can access court records by contacting the district's court clerk's office. Additionally, the county has several municipal courts, with at least one in each city. These courts have jurisdiction over specific criminal and civil cases, including preliminary hearings for felony cases, forfeiture cases, and violations of local ordinances. Individuals can access records associated with cases filed in these courts by visiting the corresponding court location.

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1422 Eugene Heimann Circle
1200 Highway 6 S.
Sugar Land
3845 Cartwright Rd.
Missouri City
2602 South Main St.
29255 FM 1093 #12C
600 Morton Street

Jails and Prisons in Fort Bend County

Find Inmate Search and Jail Records in Fort Bend County, Texas

Members of the public can access Fort Bend county inmate information through the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The agency maintains a public offender search tool, which individuals can use to search for inmate information. Fort Bend County Jail inmates can receive on-site and remote visits from family, friends, and other interested parties. To secure either visit, individuals must open an account and schedule the visit at least 24 hours in advance through the links on the Sheriff's website. On-site visits are limited to two free visits on a first-come, first-serve basis. Fort Bend County in Texas is home to 9 jails and prisons, serving a population of 711,421 spread across 862 square miles. It is ranked 240th out of 254 in jails per capita.

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2 Jester Road
1410 Williams Way Blvd.
4 Jester Road

Police Departments and Sheriff Offices in Fort Bend County

Arrest Records in Fort Bend County, Texas

When an individual is arrested and taken into custody in Fort Bend County, official documents are created with details about the incident. These Documents can be accessed from the law enforcement agency that arrested the person, such as the Fort Bend ISD Police Department, the Sheriff's Office, or other municipal agencies. The Fort Bend county arrest records include the detained person's name, date of birth, nationality, gender, and additional identifying information. Additionally, the name of the arresting agent, date and time of arrest, location of detainment, warrant details, and other related information is all included. Fort Bend County has 14 police departments, serving a population of 711,421 people. The county's crime rate is 20.06 per 1,000 residents.

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