The Circuit Clerk and Recorder is the clerk of the civil, domestic relations, criminal and juvenile courts.

Duties include maintain a record of all proceedings of the civil, domestic relations, criminal and juvenile courts. Perparing summons, warrants, orders, judgments and injunctions authorized by the circuit, domestic relations and juvenile court for delivery by the county sheriff.  As ex-officio county recorder, the Circuit clerk is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds and other orders and instruments which involve property within the county.