Fayette County Clerk of Courts

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Fayette County Clerk of Courts  
3rd Floor Court House
110 E. Court Street
Washington Court House, Ohio 43160

Legal Section

Phone: 740.335.6371
Fax: 740.333.3522

Auto Section
Phone: 740.335.6041
Fax: 740.333.3536
E-mail: Clerk_of_Courts

Office Hours:
Legal Section
Mon. thru Fri. 8 AM to 4 PM

Auto Title Section
Monday 8 AM to 5 PM
Tues. thru Fri. 8 AM to 4 PM     

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               Fayette County Clerk of Courts          
             Sandra I. Wilson


Chief Clerk: Tara Everhart
Deputy Clerk: Terri L. Smith
Deputy Clerk: Debbie Wiget
Deputy Clerk: Sarah Smith
Deputy Clerk: Tabitha Miller

Deputy Registrar Office
Mon. thru Fri. 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 8 AM to Noon

Clerk of Courts: Sandra I. Wilson

Maintaining Records for Our County Court System

The Fayette County Clerk of Courts powers and duties include, but are not limited to, the following . . . general powers to administer oaths, take affidavits, and issue executions upon any judgment rendered in the county court, including a judgment for unpaid costs, power to issue and sign all writs, process, subpoenas, and papers issuing out of the court, and to attach the seal of the court to them, power to approve all bonds, sureties, recognizances, and undertakings fixed by any judge of the court or by law. The clerk files and safely keep all journals, records, books, and papers belonging or appertaining to the court, records its proceedings, performs other duties that the judges of the court may prescribe, and keeps a book showing all receipts and disbursements, which shall be open for public inspection at all times.


The clerk prepares and maintains a general index, a docket, all of which shall be the public records of the court. In the docket, the clerk enters at times of the commencement of an action, the names of the parties in full, the names of the counsel, and the nature of the proceedings. Under proper dates, the clerk notes the filing of the complaint, issuing of summons or other process, returns, and pleadings subsequent thereto. The clerk also enters all reports, verdicts, orders, judgments, and proceedings of the court, clearly specifying the relief granted or orders made in each action.

7896The clerk receives and collects all costs, fees, fines, penalties, bail, and other moneys payable to the office or to any officer of the court and issues receipts therefor, and disburses the collected costs, fees, fines, penalties, bail, and other moneys to the proper persons or officers and takes receipts therefor.

For more information on the powers and duties of the Clerk of Court see the Ohio Revised Code


                                         $$$    Unclaimed Money   $$$
Unclaimed money in the hands of the Clerk of Courts of Common Pleas, of Fayette Co OH.
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Below is the procedure and form you will need to request a refund.
Unclaimed Funds Procedure document, Click HERE
"Unclaimed Funds" Form, Click HERE

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