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Clerk of Courts

Welcome to the Shelby County Clerk of Courts.

The Shelby County Clerk of Courts office, as the “core of the Court,” plays a vital role in serving the interests of justice. This includes filing, docketing, indexing and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony criminal and domestic relations cases.

The Clerk of Courts office also issues summons, subpoenas, warrants to arrest and to convey to penal institutions, and signs the death warrants in capital cases.

Our office is responsible for

  • Court of Common Pleas
    Receive and process filings for civil, criminal and domestic cases.
  • Court of Appeals
    Process appeals from all lower courts within the County
  • Passport Agent
    Visit the Title Department for more information
  • Automobile Titles
  • Watercraft Registration and Titles
  • Public Administration
    Oversee operations of the Clerk of Courts office
  • Automation & Records Management
    Maintains all court records and auto titles with increased emphasis on computerization for easy public access.

Public Records Policy

Michele Mumford
Clerk of Courts