Garrard County Justice Center
54 Stanford Street
Lancaster, KY 40444
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District Court: Monday, 9 am. & Thursday, 1 p.m.
Circuit Criminal: First Thursday at 10:30 a.m. & third Thursday at 9 a.m.
Circuit Civil: First Thursday, 9 a.m.
Family Court Civil: Friday (second & fourth), 9:30 a.m.
Family Court Juvenile: Friday, 11 a.m.
Juvenile, Public Offense: Tuesday, 11 a.m.

Circuit Court Clerk: Dana Hensley

Phone: 859-792-2961
Jury Service: 859-792-6032
Fax: 859-792-6414

Payment options: Cash, personal check, money order, credit and debit cards (fee applies). Cash required for bond. 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: The State Records Center stores court records 15-35 years old. Submit this records request form to or call 502-564-3617. The case and locator numbers must be provided as these records cannot be searched only by name and/or SS#. You can request the case and locator numbers from the Office of Circuit Court Clerk in the county where the case was handled. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives stores court records 36+ years old. To request court records from the KDLA, email or call 502-564-1787.​

Accessibility: Designated parking for those with disability parking permit

Justice, Judges & Circuit Court Clerk

Dana Hensley

Dana Hensley

GarrardJustice, Judges & Circuit Court Clerk


Day Hours
Monday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.-noon
Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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