Clerk of Courts

A Message From Jill Fankhauser, Portage County Clerk of Courts 

The Portage County Clerk of Courts is taking precautions to maintain a healthy court environment for all court participants, visitors and staff.  All Clerk of Courts offices have been fully operational throughout the entire Covid-19 pandemic. We are grateful to the community for their effort in helping us maintain a healthy and safe work enviroment for our essential workers.  Thank You!

For the convenience of our citizens, we offer the option of emailing pleadings (no more than 50 pages) to our office.  Emails received before 4pm on regular business days will be time-stamped for that business day.  We also have a “pay online” feature for payment on many cases.

The following are the email addresses for each office:  
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If you have questions or concerns regarding your court appearance, please contact the court or your attorney for instructions.  Contact information for the courts is located in the links provided on this page. 

Please feel free to contact the office with any questions. We are happy to be of service.

Jill Fankhauser, Clerk of Courts