Circuit Court Civil Motion Hour: Monday & Wednesday, 9 a.m.
Circuit Criminal Motion Hour: Fridays. Division 1, 9 a.m. Division 2, 10:30 a.m.
District Court Civil Motion Hour: Monday, 9 a.m.
District Criminal Court: Tuesday
District Traffic Court: Thursday
District Probate Court: Monday, 9 a.m.
District Court Civil/Forcible Detainers: Monday, 10 a.m. The deadline to file a forcible detainer is the Monday a week before the court day.
Office of Circuit Court Clerk
Payment options: Cash, personal check, postal money order. No personal checks for probation and parole fees or cold-check payments. Send self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt. Payments accepted in drop box at courthouse front entrance, by mail at address above and online
here. Bonds must be delivered to Franklin County Regional Jail.
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.
Designated parking in front of building for those with disability parking permit.