Office of Circuit Court Clerk
Kenton County Justice Center
230 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011
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Kenton County Justice Center
230 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011

Office of Circuit Court Clerk 

Circuit Court Clerk: John C. Middleton

Phone: 859-292-6521

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday
Bonds refunds issued until 3:30 p.m.

Payment Options: Cash, check, money order, credit and debit cards (fee applies). Checks for Circuit Court matters will be held 10 days to clear the bank. Pay online with ePay.

Parking: Public parking garage accessible from Madison. Fees apply.

Kenton County Office of Circuit Court Clerk has two official websites:

Driver’s License Information

1655 Delaware Crossing (behind Kroger)
Independence, KY 41051

1840 Simon Kenton Way (closed during pandemic)
Covington, KY 41011

Circuit & District Court Information

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.​

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John Middleton

John C. Middleton

Kenton County Judicial Center


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