October 10, 2014

Click2Houston – Jury duty scam targets Harris County residents

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A recent jury duty phone scam is effective because it’s believable. The FBI’s Houston office is now taking a closer look and Harris County’s District Clerk Chris Daniel has his own warning. “It’s threatening they have your personal information they’ve either bought from some list or they’ve stolen from stealing your identity,” Daniel said. With that …

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September 15, 2014

Chron.com – District Clerk Daniel says passport applications and revenue have increased seven-fold

The Harris County District Clerk’s passport operation recently marked its first year of service, and during that time, its applications and revenue have increased seven-fold. Business has increased so steadily at the passport service that the service is projected to add $300,000 to the county coffers during the next 12 months. District Clerk Chris Daniel said, “I worked to create …

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June 20, 2014

Chron.com – Ever try to explain the court system?

The Boy Scouts occasionally draft me to speak at one of their events. I was an Eagle Scout, so I do so gladly. At one such recent event, a Scout asked: “Mr. Daniel, can you tell me what the difference is between a justice of a peace court, a county court and a state district court?” I answered him, but …

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December 9, 2013

Chron.com – Jury duty, our duty

Congratulations to Harris County District Clerk Chris Daniel for his sustained focus on the importance of jury service – or, as it’s usually known, jury duty. Duty it is, but however inconvenient it might be to take off work, sit around downtown for a few hours and maybe or maybe not get picked for a jury, it’s one of the …

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