Office of Circuit Court Clerk
Circuit Court Clerk: Jennifer Hardesty Besecker
Circuit Criminal Division 1: 270-687-7329
Circuit Criminal Division 2: 270-687-7330
Circuit Civil: 270-687-7220
District Traffic/Criminal: 270-687-7200
Small Claims/Civil: 270-687-7205
Driver's Licensing: 270-687-7225
Kentucky State Police Driver's Testing: 270-683-9932
Payment Options: Cash, money order, personal check from Daviess County residents, certified check, cashier's check, money order, credit and debit cards (fee applies). Pay online with ePay.
Driver's Licensing Notice: The location of your driver’s license services may have changed. Those services are transitioning from all 120 Offices of Circuit Court Clerk to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s regional offices by June 30, 2022. To learn what to do in your county, please visit our
Driver’s Licensing page.
Requesting Older Court Records
15-35 years old: Request records from the State Records Center by submitting this form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Case and locator numbers must be provided; request those from the Office of Circuit Court Clerk in the county where the case was handled. For contact information, click here and scroll down to Find a Court/Circuit Court Clerk by County.
36+ years old: Request records from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives here. For cases filed on or after Jan. 1, 1978, case and locator numbers must be provided; request those from the Office of Circuit Court Clerk in the county where the case was handled. For contact information, click here and scroll down to Find a Court/Circuit Court Clerk by County.
Parking: Free two-hour garage parking at 112 Daviess St. All-day parking in 414 W. 2nd St. garage (four blocks from building) with first two hours free.
Accessibility: Elevator on east side of building. Equipped bathrooms.