Circuit Clerk
The Circuit Clerk is the official custodian of record for the Circuit Court of Benton County, acts as the ex-officio County Recorder and takes the constitutional oath of office.

The Circuit Clerk maintains a record of all proceedings of the courts, prepares summons, warrants, orders, judgments and injunctions authorized by the Circuit Court for delivery by the Sheriff. Also, the Clerk maintains files of all court cases and their disposition and acts as secretary to the jury.

The Circuit Clerk is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds and many other orders and instruments which involve property within the County. The Clerk also swears in Notaries Public.

Often jury service is the most direct participation that most citizens have in government and without you, the jury system cannot work the way the authors of the Constitution wanted.

The Child Support office is responsible for setting up payroll deductions for court-ordered child support payments or collecting the payment when a payroll deduction is not possible.

Passports are a travel document that is recognized and required to enter and leave most foreign countries.

The Circuit Clerk's office is responsible for handling judicial & commissioner sales. All properties will be auctioned off according to the terms, please see notice in property listing. All Sales are open to the public.

Public Records Information: Land Records & Court Data.