Circuit Court Clerk

The Circuit Clerk's office is informally divided into 4 main divisions.

Circuit Civil / Criminal

  • Contested Probate Cases
  • Felony Criminal Cases
  • Foreclosures
  • Land Dispute Title Cases
  • Lawsuits over $5,000

Learn more about circuit civil/criminal court

District Civil / Probate

  • Casey's law (involuntary drug/alcohol treatment), mental health (danger to self or others), disability (appointment to make medical/financial decisions)
  • Evictions
  • Lawsuits up to $5,000
  • Probate (estates -death, guardianships, name changes, settlements of minors)
  • Small claims under $2,500

Learn more about district civil/probate court

District Criminal / Traffic

Learn more about district criminal/traffic court

Family Court

  • Adoptions
  • Divorce
  • Emergency protective orders and interpersonal protective orders (domestic violence and dating violence)
  • Juvenile dependency/neglect/abuse
  • Juvenile status offenses (runaways, truancy, beyond control)
  • Paternity, child custody/visitation, child and/or spousal support

Learn more about family court


Learn more on the Circuit Court Clerk website.