Court Clerk

Responsibilities

The court clerk's primary responsibilities are to record, file and maintain District court proceedings and maintain books useful for locating past court proceedings. Seven women standing in court room looking into camera  smiling

The Court Clerk keeps summaries of court actions in an appearance docket, maintains case files, collects fines, fees, and forfeitures and distributes or expends collected monies as provided by law. 

The Court Clerk also issues:

  • Court orders (as given by a judge)
  • Legal warrants
  • Licenses
    • Beer
    • Marriage (as authorized by a judge)
    • Other county licenses
    • Pool hall 
  • Passports

It must be noted that the court clerk's office personnel are happy to assist you any way we can, however, we are not attorneys and cannot give legal advice!