Perry County Circuit Court Clerk


Charlie Patterson
Perry County Circuit Court Clerk


Circuit court clerks are responsible for managing the records of Circuit and District courts, Kentucky's trial courts. Circuit court clerks receive lawsuits and court documents, record legal documents, provide legal documents and other legal materials, are present during trials, schedule juries, receive and disburse money, maintain the jury system, administer oaths, and handle affidavits. One circuit court clerk is elected in each Kentucky county. They serve for a term of six years.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Closed Thursday and Friday during the third week in September for the Black Gold Festival.


Perry County Hall of Justice
545 Main St.
P.O. Box 7433
Hazard, KY 41702

Phone Number

Circuit: 606-435-6000
District: 606-435-6002


There is two-hour parking on Main Street. There is one free city-owned lot and a free parking structure.

Forms of Payment

Cash, check and money orders are accepted. Cash only for posting of bonds to surety. A picture I.D. is required for return of bond money.


All Circuit and District case information, Provide all jury information, One public terminal is available for checking cases, Copies are available at 0.25 cents per page

Drivers License Information

Drivers License and State issue IDs are no longer handled in this office.  The State of Kentucky moved to a regional issuing system.  For more information regarding these types of credentials please go to​.
Perry County Circuit Court Clerk