About The Criminal Section

Overview of the Criminal Division

The Criminal Division of the Clerk of Courts maintains all paperwork for felony case proceedings.

The division receives all filings pertaining to a particular case and executes the necessary paperwork in each phase of the criminal justice system, including indictments, arraignments, and issuance of subpoenas for grand jury and trial witnesses.

Other duties include posting bonds, calculating and collecting court costs, paying witnesses, and preparing documents required for the transfer of defendants to court designated institutions.

As a service to our customers, we offer numerous forms and/or instructions for use in the Criminal Division: