County & Circuit Clerk

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Dawn Moffet, Circuit-County Clerk

P.O. Box 385
300 E. Old Main St.
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone:  870-449-6226
Fax:  870-449-4979
Email:  clerkmarioncounty@gmail.com

 

MARION COUNTY REOPENED OFFICE BUILDINGS TO PUBLIC

 

Marion County Courthouse, Court Annex, and Library are open to the public.  However, there will be mandatory procedures in place to comply with the COVID-19 guidelines.  Additional information regarding COVID-19 can be found at the Arkansas Department of Health web site.

Please follow some precautions as recommended by the CDC. DO NOT VISIT IF YOU HAVE SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS OF A RESPIRATORY INFECTION SUCH AS FEVER, COUGH, OR SORE THROAT. All HEALTHY VISITORS please: CLEAN your hands after arriving and before leaving. USE a tissue or your sleeve when you cough or sneeze. CLEAN your hands after coughing or sneezing.

COURTHOUSE:  Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Masks are required, social distancing of 6 feet between citizens, offices allow 2 people in office at one time.   Circuit and District Judges will have their own procedures for entering courtroom.

 


 

ELECTION INFORMATION

You can also view your ballot on the Arkansas Secretary of State's web site, on Voter View:  https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/voterview

Click here for Map of Justice of the Peace Districts

Dates, Times, and Location of Early and Election Day

EARLY VOTING BEGINS Monday, OCTOBER 19, 2020 · ELECTION , Tuesday, NOVEMBER 3, 2020

You can view your political party association, Election Districts you're eligible to vote within and SAMPLE BALLOTS. It will list a vote center location nearest your residence, BUT, you can go to ANY vote center location and vote. ALL ballots will be on ALL machines at EVERY vote center (SEE BELOW FOR TIMES AND LOCATIONS). Check it out and share with your friends. Voting is a right, a privilege and a responsibility. Good government relies on informed voters. https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/voterview

VOTE CENTERS WILL BE USED FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION. All registered voters of Marion County can vote at ANY of the Vote center locations. All ballots will be on all machines just like it is for early voting at the Clerk's Office. Upon arrival the registered voter will need to state their name, address and date of birth for the poll worker to properly look them up on the electronic poll books. This notifies the Clerk's Office immediately that the voter is voting. VOTERS MUST PROVIDE PHOTO ID AT CHECK-IN.

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS BEGINNING MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020

CLERK'S OFFICE
300 E. Old Main, Yellville
Begins October 19, Ends November 2
8 a.m.-6 p.m. M-F · 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.
Ends the third Monday at 5 p.m
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BULL SHOALS CITY HALL
706 C.S. Woods Blvd., Bull Shoals
October 26th thru October 30
8 a.m.-6 p.m.

LAZY ACRES FIRE HOUSE
254 Main St., Protem, MO
Early Voting - ONE DAY ONLY!
Monday, November 2nd, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ELECTION DAY VOTING LOCATIONS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020
7:30 A.M - 7:30 P.M.

BULL SHOALS CITY HALL, 706 C. S. Woods Blvd. · Bull Shoals

BRUNO PYATT SCHOOL, 4754 Hwy. 125 S. - Eros

CANEY FIRE DEPARTMENT, 11012 Hwy. 14 S · Yellville

FLIPPIN HIGH SCHOOL, 103 Alford St. · Flippin

LAKEWAY FIREHOUSE, 55 MC 3055 · Yellville

MARION COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 513 E. Seawell · Summit

PROMISELAND COMMUNITY BUILDING, 6178 Promiseland Rd. · Mountain Home


SOME OF THE DUTIES OF CLERK

The duties of the County Clerk are issuing marriage licenses, maintain County Court records, voter registration, and recording in the County Court books. The County Clerk also process early and absentee voting and election results. The County clerk records statements of Financial Interest and any other reports associated with elections. Additionally, the County Clerk processes the County Payroll and all County bills. Other duties include serving as secretary to the Quorum Court and Equalization Board.

The administrative duties of the Circuit Clerk are to maintain the court files of circuit Court-Civil, Criminal, Domestic Relations, Probate, and Juvenile Court. The clerk is also the County Recorder and is responsible for recording Deeds, Mortgages, Releases, Liens, Judgments’, and bonds, and any instrument that affects the title of property within the County, Other duties include sending jury notices, swearing in jurors, witnesses, and notaries, and processing child support payments.

P.O. Box 385
300 E. Old Main St.
Yellville, AR 72687


County Services Offered

Business Services

County business services include DBA (Doing Business As) declarations and minister's certificates. The clerk’s office handles these and is in the Courthouse. Notary public bonds are also filed in this office, but registration is through the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses are issued and recorded by the County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse. The fee for a marriage license is $60 and both parties must be present with valid photo ID. Applicants must pay with cash or a check and must be 18. For those under 18, contact the clerk's office.

Ordinances

For information and access to ordinances and resolutions specific to Marion County, please contact the County/Circuit Clerk in the Courthouse. They are on file in this office.

Public Records

The following public records are maintained by this office in the Courthouse: marriage, county and circuit courts, voter registrations and election results, and all land records.


FAQs

How do I obtain a marriage license and what are the requirements?

Visit the County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse to obtain a marriage license from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $60, by cash or check, and the license is good for 60 days. No refunds. No witnesses are required in Arkansas. The license may be used anywhere in Arkansas but must be returned to the Marion County Clerk's Office to be recorded. However, there is no official in the courthouse to perform ceremonies. Legal marriage age in Arkansas is 18, but males age 17 or females ages 16 or 17 may be married with parental consent. Applicants 18 or older may present a valid driver's license or state-issued photo ID card showing their correct name and date of birth. A Social Security card or proof of a Social Security number is required, although a current passport may be used instead of a Social Security card. Applicants 18 or under must present a state-certified copy of a birth certificate. There is a waiting period of seven working days for those under 18. No medical or blood tests or proof of residency are required.

What are the filing fees for circuit court cases?

The filing fees for circuit court cases are $165.00 plus $2.50 per summons.

What are the recording fees for land documents?

The recording fees for land documents are $15.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page. 


Contact Information:
County/Circuit Clerk Dawn Moffet
870-449-6226
Fax: 870-449-4979
Email:  clerkmarioncounty@gmail.com