Winamac, IN 46996
Office hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m Eastern
The Clerk of the Courts is elected by the residents of Pulaski County for a four-year term and may serve up to two consecutive terms in a 12-year period. The Clerk is the "keeper of the records" of the Courts. The Clerk serves as the chief financial officer for the revenues collected on behalf of the Courts. The Clerk, by statue, serves as the Secretary to the Pulaski County Commission on Public Records. In Indiana, the Clerk is the official who oversees the election process as a member of the Election Board, of which the Clerk is Secretary.
- Collects, distributes and reconciles monies related to the court cases.
- Collects fees, fines and court costs for Traffic Infractions, deferral and pre-trial diversion fees.
- Serves as trustee of child support collections when it is ordered by the Court to be paid through the Clerk's Office.
- Files and processes new cases for Civil, Criminal, Adoptions, Juvenile, Estates, Guardianships, and Small Claims and Infractions as well as Protective Orders.
- Maintains the Judgment Docket and Record of Judgments and Orders.
- Prepares certified copies of documents.
- Acts as Voter Registration Officer for the county.
- Generates and draws juror names for the prospective courts.
- Processes passport applications.
- Processes marriage applications and licenses and may solemnize marriages on request.