Clerk's Office

Administrative Judge Thomas F. O'Malley, Ex-Officio Clerk
Je'Nine Nickerson, Director of the Clerk of Court 

Mission Statement

The Clerk’s Office is dedicated in performing all duties with integrity and professionalism at all times to provide excellent customer service.   We will continuously pursue methods to maximize efficiencies while processing filings, maintaining records, accessing information and providing assistance to all.

Functions and Duties of the Clerk's Office

Generally, the clerk has a wide range of administrative duties that vary from state to state and county to county.  The list may include, but is not limited to:

  • Filing documents;
  • Managing the court docket;
  • Maintaining records;
  • Responding to requests for information;
  • Receiving payments of fines, costs and restitution;
  • Supervising the processing of fines and forfeitures;
  • Disbursing funds;
  • Processing required reports;
  • Assisting the public in person and by phone;
  • Processing motions and complaints;
  • Serving parties for hearing; and
  • Scheduling hearings with legal counsel.

(Desktop Guide for Juvenile Court Clerks,, 2018, page 7 & 8).


Civil Protection Orders

Information on Service

Requests for Information

Requests for information may be received via fax to 216-698-4717, by mail, or in person at The Clerk’s Office on the second floor.  You will be contacted when the request is completed for pick up and payment arrangements.



For information regarding warrants and arrest please call (216) 698- 4720 or (216) 698-4708

When posting a cash bond, you may do so Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cashiers’ Office located at 9300 Quincy Avenue, 2nd Floor, phone number is (216) 443-3414.

All surety bonds can be posted at the Clerk’s Office, 9300 Quincy Avenue, 2nd Floor, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  After 4:30 p.m. weekend, and holidays, you may post surety bonds in the Juvenile Detention Center, phone number is (216) 443-3300.