Circuit Court Clerk's Office

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    COVID-19 Court Updates

    Latest information regarding COVID-19 impacts on court services.

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    Concealed Handgun Permits

    Any person 21 years of age or older may apply in writing to the Clerk of Circuit Court in the county in which the person resides, or if the person is a member of the United States Armed Forces, the county or city in which the person is domiciled, for a permit to carry a concealed handgun. Learn more about the process.

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    Get a Marriage License

    Learn how to get a marriage license, requirements, forms, fees, what needs to happen after the ceremony and more.

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    Jury Duty

    Get the latest information on Jury Duty, when to report, questionnaires, exemptions and other frequently asked questions.

  • The 31st Judicial Circuit Court has general trial court jurisdiction, including acting as an appellate court for the General District and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, and is a separate and distinct branch of government. The Circuit Court decides the most serious cases, presiding over criminal, civil, concealed handgun permits, miscellaneous, and other cases. The 31st Judicial Circuit currently has six full-time judges.

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    Jacqueline C. Smith
    Jacqueline C. Smith
    Circuit Court Clerk

Concealed Handgun Permits

Any person 21 years of age or older may apply in writing to the Clerk of Circuit Court in the county in which the person resides, or if the person is a member of the United States Armed Forces, the county or city in which the person is domiciled, for a permit to carry a concealed handgun. Learn more about the process.
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Marriage Information

Getting married? Learn about the process of how to get a marriage license, requirements, forms, fees, steps to take after the ceremony and more.
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Jury Duty

Get the latest information on Jury Duty, when to report, questionnaires, exemptions and other frequently asked questions.
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