Clerk of Courts

Wayne County Government
  • Clerk of Courts


    The Clerk administers the official court records for all court cases with jurisdiction in that county.
    Criminal cases include felonies, misdemeanors, miscellaneous criminal.
    Traffic cases are comprised of infractions, local ordinance violations and exempted ordinance violations.
  • Absentee Voting


    Absentee Voting Starts Oct 6th Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 Last day is Nov 2nd 8:30 - noon. We will be open the Two Saturdays Oct 24th th and Oct 31 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Small Claims


    Small Claims can be filed up to $6,000.00. The defendant will be served by the Sheriff's Office unless specifically requesting service by Certified mail. (If service by the Sheriff's Office, 4 Summons must accompany the complaint for each defendant.) Small Claims Manual
  • Responsibilities


    The Clerk is generally responsible to:
    Process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses.
    Prepare notary certifications, register bail agents, passports, hunting and fishing licenses,
    judgments including State income and unemployment tax warrants, bonds of numerous public officials, and other miscellaneous records.

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As the Clerk of the Wayne County Courts, I and my staff are dedicated to delivering the highest level of service to the residents of Wayne County. We are committed to providing friendly, honest, and efficient quality service on a consistent basis to all persons that are served by this office. It is my privilege to serve as your Clerk. And, it is my goal to make the information on these pages helpful to the citizens of Wayne County and all those who interact with this office.

Debra Berry, Clerk of Courts