Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
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P.O. Box 10
Newport, IN. 47966-0010
3RD FL OF THE VERMILLION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Phone: (765) 492-5350
Hours: 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Monday – Friday (HOURS MAY VARY ON HOLIDAYS)
CLOSED 12 P.M.-1 P.M. FOR LUNCH
The Clerk is known as the “Keeper of the Records” and as such the Clerk maintains and stores all court documentation for Circuit Court. 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.
If you would like to see current or past election information, please visit our Election Page.
TRAFFIC TICKETS ARE PROCESSED BY THE CLINTON CITY COURT CLERK. YOU CAN CONTACT THEM AT (765) 832-9444.
Vermillion Circuit Court Fees (2021): Printout of how much it cost to file all the different case types.
APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE
What you need to bring with you to apply for a Marriage License
1. Both parties MUST be present
2. If you have been married before, you must bring a certified copy of your divorce decree (most recent) OR if your spouse has passed away, you must bring a copy of the death certificate.
3. Driver’s License
How much does it cost for a marriage license?
1. $25.00 for the license
2. $4.00 for each certified copy, most people get 2 certified copies.
How many days is an marriage license good for?
1. A marriage application is only good for 60 days.
2. It is also very important that you turn the application back into our office within the 60 day time frame so it can get recorded.
How do we start the Marriage License Application?
The first step in starting the marriage application is filling it out online.
We DO NOT officiate weddings in our office.
SMALL CLAIMS/ EVICTIONS
Filing Fee: $97.00 With Sheriff Service: $125.00 Multiple Defendants: $10.00 per Defendant
New SC Form – New Small Claims Form
Motion to Dismiss SC – Motion to Dismiss Small Claims
Certificate of Compliance – Affidavit – Certificate of Compliance – Affidavit
Eviction Form – Eviction Claims/Information
Landlord Emergency Possession – Landlord Emergency Possession Real Estate
Motion for Proceedings Supplemental – Motion for Proceedings Supplemental
Motion Dismiss Pro Supplemental – Motion to Dismiss Proceedings Supplemental
Satisfaction of Judgment – Satisfaction of Judgment
Filing Fee: $177.00 With Sheriff Service: $205.00
Divorce With Children – File divorce w/children but no attorney
Child Support Calculation Website – This website can help with calculating child support. The worksheet must be printed and brought into the office to get filed.
Divorce Without Children – File divorce without children and no attorney
Request Hearing – Request for Court Hearing
When filing you MUST have a current address for service.
Protection Order – File for order of protection on an adult
Child Protection Order-File for order of protection of a child