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About the Office of the Clerk of Courts

About the Office of the Clerk of Courts 

The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is established by the Indiana State Constitution to serve as the record keeper for the constitutionally created Court. The Clerk is elected by the registered voters of Washington County and is limited to serving two consecutive terms. The Clerk of the Circuit Court also serves as the Secretary to the County Election Board which is responsible for conducting all elections in the county including the certification of results.

The Clerk serves as trustee of child support collections ordered by the Court and paid through the Clerk’s Office, and acts as the chief financial officer of the Courts by collecting, disbursing, and reconciling monies related to court cases. The Clerk collects filing fees, court costs, and judgment monies in civil and small claims cases. In criminal and infraction cases, the Clerk collects fees and fines for city, county, and state jurisdictions, deferral and pretrial diversion fees, bail bond monies, restitution and probation fees ordered by the Court.

Stephanie K.  Rockey
Stephanie K. Rockey, Clerk of Courts
Washington County Indiana

Clerk's Office Information 
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm

Washington County Clerk of Courts
801 S. Jackson Street Suite 102
Salem, IN 47167

Phone (812) 883-5748

Election and Voter Services
Please email all election and voter documents to:
Phone (812) 88
3-5748 ext. 1128
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