Circuit Court Motion Hour: First & third Friday. Motions must be filed Thursday of week before Motion Hour.
Civil Motions: 9 a.m.
Arraignments/Motions/Sentences: 10 a.m.
Pretrial conferences for criminal cases: 11 a.m.
District Court scheduled months in advance. Call Office of the Circuit Court Clerk for motion hours.
Probate: 9 a.m. Thursday.
Family Court Motion Hour: Tuesday (second & fourth), 9 a.m.
Motions must be filed Monday of week before motion hour.
Domestic Court: 9 a.m.
Juvenile Court: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (first & third)
Circuit Court Clerk: Penny Adams Castle
Payment options: Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards (fee applies). Personal check must show current address, two phone numbers and driver's license number of person writing the check.
Pay online with ePay.
Driver's Licensing: Effective
July 1, 2022, all driver’s license services have moved from the Offices
of Circuit Court Clerk to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. More at
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.
Accessibility: Designated parking on sides of building for those with disability parking permit. Ramp on right side of building. Elevators inside.
Drive-thru window: Pay fines, obtain forms, file papers.