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Records for Circuit Court

The Circuit Clerk issues summons, warrants, subpoenas, and writs authorized by the Circuit Court for Delivery by the Pope County Sheriff. The Clerk also maintains a file of all cases pending with the Circuit Court, as well as a record of all past court cases and their disposition.

Fees for some court filings:

                              New Case - $165.00

                              Reopen - $50.00

                              Summons - $2.50

                              Appeal from District Court - $150.00

                              Seal Records - $0.00


We can only accept money order, cashier's check, or cash

(except for $50 & $100 Bills) 


Recording & Passports accept checks. Child Support does not accept cash payments. 


Court Records can be accessed at any time

The Circuit Clerk Office is NOT permitted to give any legal advice nor provide fillable forms in Court cases.

We are not licensed or bonded to do criminal searches.

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