Clerk of the Circuit Court
The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible for maintaining a record of all traffic, civil, and criminal cases filed and heard in that county. On a daily basis, the office interacts with the public and attorneys performing several functions including collection and disbursement of traffic and criminal fines, civil fees and child support. Also known as the Circuit Clerk, the office staff are also responsible for recording filed documents and attending court for the purposes of maintaining a record of all proceedings. The Clerk of the Circuit Court is elected by the voters of Lake County.