The Harrison County Clerk’s Office is considered an essential service and is working regular hours of Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30 pm. The County Commissioners have taken precautionary measures and have closed all County buildings to the public until March 26th when they will re-access the situation. Clerk, Sherry Brown, recommends calling her office at 812-738-4289 as of March 26th to confirm whether the office is open to the public as of that date but phone calls are being taken daily.
With the Primary Election being postponed until June 2nd preparations now include adding sanitizing wipes and hand sanitizer to each polling location’s supplies. Early, in person voting is currently scheduled to begin April 7 but the Indiana Election Commission will meet at 10am on March 25 to make further decisions on postponements.
E-filed court cases are still being processed although no hearings are being scheduled in person. The Courts are working on establishing virtual hearings at this time. Litigants should call their attorneys to find out when their hearings have been rescheduled for or call 812-738-2191 for Circuit Court hearings and 812-738-8149 for Superior Court Hearings.
For information on paying child support, attaining a marriage license, initiating a new case, requesting a Protective Order or an absentee ballot the public may call or visit the South Entrance of the Courthouse where paperwork has been placed in between the outer and inner doors. Click on these links for the marriage license forms and marriage license instructions.
To pay a ticket or post bail/bond for someone recently arrested the Superior Court Clerk staff may be reached at 812-738-8149.
The most efficient process for attaining a Protective Order is to call Hoosier Hills PACT at 812-738-1262 before any other action is taken.