Clerk's Office

Credit & Debit Card Payments

The Porter County Clerk's Office is now accepting credit and debit card payments at all

locations for every transaction except child support. A service fee will be charged.

Child Support Payments

Child support payments are made at: 

Porter County Clerk
Juvenile Services Center - 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1660 South State Road 2
Valparaiso, IN 46383

The Juvenile Services Center is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Porter County Court House
Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor - 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
16 E. Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Payments may also be made online.

Marriage & Records Division

Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but protective orders and marriage license applications will only be processed until 4 p.m.

Online Docket

You may access the docket online.


All attorney pleadings MUST be e-filed. If you are filing without an attorney, your documents may be filed with the Clerk's Office. Please visit Indiana Courts website for further information of e-filing providers.

Guardianship Registry

Effective 1/1/18, Letters of Guardianship cannot be issued until a completed Guardianship Registry Information Sheet is filed with the Clerk: Guardianship Registry Information Sheet 


For more detailed information please go to the Porter County Elections & Registration page.

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County Clerk’s Office Phone Numbers