To request eCitation from the Smith County District clerk's office follow these procedures:
Note: In this jurisdiction the clerks automatically email the citations to the email address of the filer. They will also do the same for signed orders/
You do not need to submit any kind of request form along with the pleading.
If submitting this request as a subsequent filing after filing your original petition:
Create a cover letter in the form of a request for citation of service:
- Cause Number
- Case Style
Provide the name and address of each party.
After each party is listed, enter this: Return this citation to [name] at [email address].
- Begin a filing in your usual manner.
- Upload your cover letter as the lead document
- Under Additional Court Services, find the Issue Citation option and request the number of citations needed.
- Do not request copies.
- Complete the filing in your usual manner.
When the citation has been prepared the clerk's office will email a copy of the citation to you.