Circuit Court Clerk

Welcome to Vermillion County

Circuit Court Clerks Office
The Clerk of the Vermillion Circuit Court (Amy Griffin), sometimes referred to as the County Clerk, is located on the Third floor of the Courthouse.  All business communications should be mailed to the following address: 

Vermillion County
Clerks Office
P.O. Box 10
Newport, IN. 47966-0010

Phone: (765) 492-5350 or (765) 492-5345 (auto attendant)
Hours: 8am to 4pm Monday – Friday (excluding major holidays) Closed 12p-1p for lunch.

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The Clerk is known as the “Keeper of the Records” and as such the Clerk develops, maintains, and stores all court documentation for Circuit, and Juvenile Courts. The Clerks responsibilities includes collection and disbursement of court costs, fines, judgments, restitutions, and various other fees. The Clerk also collects and disburses child support payments, issues marriage licenses and conducts all elections.

Below are links to many common forms that you would need for filing in our office. We will refer you to this documents when calling. This will save you and us a lot of time and trips to the courthouse.

Traffic Tickets are processed by the Clinton City Court Clerk. You can contact them by:
Phone: (765) 832-9444
Email: Click Here

Vermillion Circuit Court Fees (2017)
Request for Court Order Title
Forms – Protect Orders, Marriage & Divorce
Protective Order Form-Adult – File for order of protection on an adult
Protective Order Form-Child – File for order of protection of a child
Divorce With Children – File divorce w/children but no attorney
Divorce Without Children – File divorce without children and no attorney
Request Hearing – Request for Court Hearing
Click here to apply for a Marriage License
Forms – Small Claim Forms
Click here to view the Small Claims Manual
New SC Form – New Small Claims Form
Motion Dismiss Pro Supp – Motion to Dismiss Proceedings Supplemental
Motion to Dismiss SC – Motion to Dismiss Small Claims
Satisfaction of Judgment – Satisfaction of Judgment
Landlord Emergency Possession – Landlord Emergency Possession Real Estate
Certificate of Compliance – Affidavit – Certificate of Compliance – Affidavit
Motion for Proceedings Supplemental – Motion for Proceedings Supplemental
Forms Provided by the Circuit Court
Specialized Driving Privleges and BMV Waiver Forms link