WHAT WE DO
The Circuit Clerk is the clerk of the Circuit and Juvenile Courts and acts as the ex-officio recorder of Hot Spring County.
Administrative duties of the Circuit Clerk are to maintain a record of all proceedings of the Circuit Courts and to prepare the dockets for these Courts. The Circuit Clerk issues summons, warrants, subpoenas and writs authorized by the Circuit Court for delivery by the Hot Spring County Sheriff. The Clerk also maintains a file of all cases pending with the Circuit Court, as well as a record of all past court cases and their depositions.
The Circuit Clerk is also the Ex-Officio county recorder; and is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within the county. The Circuit Clerk maintains a record of many miscellaneous items, and files certain licenses. The Circuit Clerk also swears in notaries public.