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The Clerk of the Circuit and Superior Courts is a county elected official who serves as an officer of the court and the manager of court information.

The Clerk administers the official court records for all trial court cases with jurisdiction in Allen County, prepares the permanent historical records for the courts, processes and issues various documents for court cases, and is responsible for nearly $34 million in financial transactions annually.

As a member of the Election Board, the Clerk oversees, conducts and certifies the results for all federal, state, county, township, municipal, special, and school board elections.

 Our Duties: 

  • Receipt filing fees, fines and costs for all court cases
  • Collect and disburses Child Support payments
  • Collect court costs and disburse judgment monies
  • Process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses
  • File and process new cases for Civil, Criminal, Family Relations, Probate and Small Claims Divisions
  • Issue various court documents including arrest warrants, commitments, jailer's releases, protective orders, service of process and writs
  • Maintain the Judgment Docket and Record of Judgments and Orders
  • Oversee the maintenance and microfilming of court records
  • Prepare certified copies of documents
  • Generate notices for jury duty

  

            *E-FILING UPDATES FOR ALLEN COUNTY*

 

During the early stages of Allen County's transition to E-Filing the Clerk distributed weekly updates regarding best practices.  These weekly updates have been compiled into a searchable and hyper-linked document.

 

pdfCOMPILATION OF E-FILING UPDATES FOR ALLEN COUNTY (10/2017)

 

Additional E-Filing Information and Forms:

pdfE-FILING IN ALLEN COUNTY COURTS - INFORMATION FOR ATTORNEYS (1/6/2017)

pdfELECTRONIC NOTICES (1/6/2017)

pdfE-FILING APPEARANCE FORM FOR ATTORNEYS - ALLEN COUNTY

pdfAPPEARANCE FORM FOR SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS

pdfE-FILING PROCESS TO PROBATE WILLS (1/18/17)

pdfORDER FROM THE IN SUPREME COURT - REMOTE ACCESS TO FILES (2/7/2017)

pdfCASE TYPE - QUICK REFERENCE SHEET (2/9/2017)

docxCERTIFICATE OF ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS (3/1/2017)

docxRETURN OF SERVICE OF SUMMONS (3/30/2017)

 

Additional information is available on the State's E-filing website found here.  

 

pdfNEW FEE AND PROCEDURE FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS BY SHERIFF - EFFECTIVE 7/1/2017

 

NOTICE: Cellular telephones, pagers, cameras, and other electronic devices are banned from the Allen County Courthouse, the Courthouse Annex, the Charles "Bud" Meeks Justice Center, and the Allen County Juvenile Center. If you bring such a device into the building, the Sheriff may confiscate and destroy it.

 

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