The Clerk of Courts supports the County Mission Statement by committing to the highest caliber of ethical and professional standards in recording and the safe keeping of all county real estate and court records.
The Clerk is the person responsible for protecting the integrity of public records and public funds. The Clerk receives, manages, and possesses all court documents, collects and disburses all court fees, fines and costs, and provides the public with access to court records. As keeper of public records, the Clerk records plats, liens, deeds, trade names. The clerk also issues/revokes notary public certificates. In effect, the Clerk runs the “business arm” of the local court system.”
The Clerk is the person responsible for protecting the integrity of public records and public funds.
The Clerk of Superior Court serves as the Clerk of State Court of Effingham County by statute.