About the Position
The Court Clerk is an elected Constitutional officer with a 4-year term entrusted with the duty of recording and preserving all state records of the District Courts of Cleveland County's judicial district.
Court Clerk has the primary responsibility to record, file, and maintain
permanent records of the proceedings of the District Court. The Court
Clerk collects fees, and distributes the collected monies as provided by
law to the appropriate agencies.
Filing fees and other court costs collected by the Court Clerk are put
into the Court Fund to operate the District Courts. The Court Clerk's
office is financed by the Court Fund, through the fees collected from
court costs, fines and bond forfeitures.
We use forms and follow procedures prescribed by the Court
Administrator's Office, The Oklahoma Supreme Court, and the State
Auditor and Inspector.
Civil, domestic and criminal cases were computerized in 1989, and in
1997 probate and confidential cases were added. All records are now on
computer. All records prior to that date were kept in written form in