Court Clerk

  Tina Swailes 


 Court Clerk
Took Office in 2019

The Court Clerk:
    • The Court Clerk has the primary responsibility to record, file, and maintain permanent records of the proceedings of the District Court.
    • We collect fines, fees, and forfeitures, and distribute the collected monies as provided by law to the appropriate agencies.
    • We use forms and follow procedures prescribed by the Court Administrator’s Office, the Oklahoma Supreme Court, and the State Auditor and Inspector.
    • Our office has records dating back to 1907, when Oklahoma became a state.
    • The office was computerized in July, 1997, and all records since that time are on computer.
    • All records prior to that date were kept in written form in docket books.

There are numerous types of cases filed with the Court Clerk’s Office which include:

Civil | Small Claims | Family Domestic | Protective Orders | Probate Guardianship | Juvenile | Adoption | Mental Health | Felony | Misdemeanor | Traffic | Search Warrents | Licenses | Passport Acceptance Agent

All court proceedings and records are public information except those related to juvenile, adoption, guardianship, and mental health cases.

Some content may be extracted from OSU Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet AGEC-802 and/or the County Training Program website.  More complete information is available from these sources.