Court Collections/Court Fines

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

General Information

The County Clerks Office accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Cash, Cashier’s Checks and Money Orders. Payments received by mail must include the defendants name and cause number. 

Payment Instructions:  Misdemeanor Court Costs, Fines and fees

All misdemeanor court costs, fines, and reimbursement fees should be paid to the Ellis County Clerk either by mail, by phone, or in person:

  • Payment by mail can be made by sending a cashier's check or money order payable to Ellis County Clerk and mailed to the address below:

Ellis County Clerk
P.O. Box 250
Waxahachie, TX 75168

  • Payment by phone is accepted when you pay by credit card. Call the County Clerk's Office at 972-825-5081 or 972-825-5082 to make your credit card payment over the phone. Please be sure to have your case number ready when you call. 
  • Payment in person can be made by cash, cashier's check, money order or credit card by visiting the County Clerk's office at the address below. Cashier’s checks and money orders must be made payable to the Ellis County Clerk.

Ellis County Clerk
109 S. Jackson St., Waxahachie, TX 75165

Payment Plans

For questions regarding your misdemeanor payment agreement, please contact Court Collections at 972-825-5081 or  972-825-5082.

Note: For felony court costs, fines or Attorney fees please contact the District Clerk’s Office.