The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is established by the Indiana State Constitution to serve as the record keeper for the Constitutionally created Court. The Clerk is elected by the residents of Vanderburgh County and is limited to serving two consecutive terms. The Clerk of the Circuit Court also serves as the Secretary to the County Election Board which is responsible for conducting all elections in the county including the certification of results. 

    The Clerk serves as trustee of child support collections ordered by the Court and paid through the Clerk's Office, and also acts as the chief financial officer of the Courts by collecting, disbursing, and reconciling monies related to court. The Clerk collects filing fees, court costs, and judgment monies in civil cases and infraction cases, fees and fines for county jurisdictions, deferral and pretrial diversion fees, and bail bond monies ordered by the Court.

Civic Center

Carla J. Hayden

Clerk of the Vanderburgh Circuit Court

     We hope that you will find the information on this webster useful in using the Clerk's Office. Our staff is ready to assist you in any way. Please call or visit our office if the information you seek is not found on this website.



On September 2, 2014, the Courts in Vanderburgh County completed a migration from using the local case management system to the State's system called Odyssey.
This will make all of the public records for our jurisdiction available for free through the Indiana Courts' web site.

To access public case records for free, follow the link below:



Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cashiers and Library Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m


Useful Links

Below are links to frequently requested online resources.

             Pay Traffic Citation Online   Self-Service Forms    View Court Records Online 


Contact Information

Vanderburgh County Clerk's Office
Civic Center Courts Building, Room 216

825 Sycamore Street, Evansville, IN 47708
P.O. Box 3356, Evansville, IN 47732-3356

Phone Number (812)435-5160


Last updated: 1/3/2017 2:59:44 PM