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Description: NOTICE: Cellular telephones, pagers, cameras, and other electronic devices are banned from the St. Joseph County Courthouses. If you bring such a device into the building, and disrupt a Court
NOTICE: Cellular telephones, pagers, cameras, and other electronic devices are banned from the St. Joseph County Courthouses. If you bring such a device into the building, and disrupt a Court session, you will be fined and your device confiscated.
to serve as the record keeper for the constitutionally created Circuit Court. If a Superior Court is created by state statute, the Clerk also serves as the Ex-Officio Clerk of that Court. The Clerk is elected by the residents of St. Joseph County and is limited to serving two consecutive four year terms.
The Clerk of the Circuit Court also serves as the Secretary to the County Election Board. This Board is responsible for conducting elections, certifying their results to the Secretary of State, issuing certificates of election to candidates and administering oaths of office. The Clerk’s office is also the repository of these oaths.
By statute, the Clerk is also the Secretary to the County Commission on Public Records. This committee must meet once a year to approve destruction of public records by various departments in the county, cities, towns, and townships.
The Clerk issues marriage licenses and may officiate at weddings. Our office also sends notice to prospective jurors.