Delaware County, Indiana

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Clerk of the Courts

Rick Spangler

The Clerk of the Circuit Courts is a county elected official who serves as an officer of the court and the manager of court information.

The Clerk administers the official court records for all trial court cases with jurisdiction in Delaware County, prepares the permanent historical records for the courts, processes and issues various documents for court cases.

As a member of the Election Board, the Clerk oversees, conducts and certifies the results for all federal, state, county, township, municipal, special, and school board elections.

 Our Duties: 

  • Receipt filing fees, fines and costs for all court cases
  • Collect and disburses Child Support payments
  • Collect court costs and disburse judgment monies
  • Process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses
  • File and process new cases for Civil, Criminal, Family Relations, Probate and Small Claims Divisions
  • Issue various court documents including arrest warrants, commitments, jailer's releases, protective orders, service of process and writs
  • Maintain the Judgment Docket and Record of Judgments and Orders
  • Oversee the maintenance and microfilming of court records
  • Prepare certified copies of documents

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