Madison County Courthouse (Circuit Court & Office of Circuit Court Clerk)
101 W. Main St. P.O. Box 813
Richmond, KY 40475
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Family Court
119 N. 1st St.
Richmond, KY 40475

District Court

Hall of Justice
351 W. Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475

Remote Court

District Judge Cole Adams Maier Zoom Meeting Room

Office of Circuit Court Clerk

Circuit Court Clerk David M. Fernandez

Main & Circuit Court: 859-624-4713
Traffic: 859-624-4722
District Civil, Mental Health, Probate Division & Forcible Detainers: 859-624-4723​
Family Court: 859-625-5524

Payment options: Cash, check, money order, credit and debit cards (fee applies). Cash required for bond. Pay online with ePay.

Driver's Licensing: Effective April 26, 2021, Madison County residents will be able to obtain all in-person driver's license, REAL ID and ID services through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet at any of its Driver Licensing Regional Offices. Find office locations, scheduling and more information at

The Madison County Office of Circuit Court Clerk will no longer offer driver's license services as of April 26, 2021, with one exception. The Office of Circuit Court Clerk will temporarily continue to process card renewal and replacement requests submitted remotely by standard-issue cardholders whose credential expires on or before June 30, 2021.

The Kentucky State Police will continue to provide all written and road testing. Appointments for testing must be scheduled online. Find testing locations, scheduling and more information here.

Requesting Older Court Records: The State Records Center stores court records 15-35 years old. Submit this records request form to or call 502-564-1710. The case and locator numbers must be provided as these records cannot be searched by only 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 502-564-1770.​

Parking: Two-hour parking on Main Street for courthouse. Parking lot behind building for Hall of Justice.

Justice, Judges & Circuit Court Clerk

David Fernandez

David Fernandez

Madison County Judicial Center


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

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