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Adams County Clerk of Courts

Welcome to the Adams County Clerk of Courts website. We hope you find this site helpful and informative. We are dedicated to serving the public by providing effective and efficient service. We have a sincere goal of making information easily available to the public and to find the most cost-effective ways to serve the wonderful citizens of Adams County.

The Clerk of Courts office maintains the records of the Court of Common Pleas and the 4th Appellate District Court. The legal division, in the Courthouse on the top floor, is responsible for filing, docketing, indexing and preserving all court pleadings and cases. The Clerk of Courts Office is also responsible for accepting bonds, filing tax liens & judgment liens, & administering oaths. Also, this office is a certified acceptance agent for U.S. passports. The Clerk of Courts is considered the “core of the court.”

Leanne Liston serves as our Chief Deputy and would be glad to answer any of your questions. Further, our friendly and knowledgeable Deputy Clerks, Nancy Cluxton, Jessi Fooce, and Amber Walker can assist you in any way possible.

Please do not hesitate to contact me personally if I can be of any assistance to you or if you have any suggestions on how we may better serve you at

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Larry Heller
Adams County Clerk of Courts

Legal Disclaimer

It is not the intention of the Adams County Clerk of Courts to offer advice through these pages or through answering questions. While knowledgeable about the operation procedures of the Court, the Clerks are not attorneys and cannot recommend specific legal options, and their answering of questions by the public should not be construed as such. When in doubt about your legal status, you should seek the advice of an attorney knowledgeable in the area of law about which you are inquiring.


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(closed on legal holidays)

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Adams Clerk of Court
110 West Main St. Room 207
West Union, Ohio 45693

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Adams Clerk of Courts
Phone: (937) 544-2344

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