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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 of 3.5% will be charged
for each transaction with a $3.50 minimum fee.

Child Support Payments
Child support payments may be made at the following locations:

Porter County Clerk                             Porter County Clerk
Child Support Office                             Juvenile Services Center
16 E Lincolnway                                  1660 South State Road 2
Valparaiso, IN 46383                            Valparaiso, IN 46383

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 4:00 p.m.

Online Docket

You may access the docket by going to the following website:


Notice of Proposed Amendments of the Local Rules for the Courts of Record of Porter County and Proposed Caseload Allocation Plan Pursuant to Indiana Administrative Rule effective March 1, 2016. http://www.porterco.org/DocumentCenter/View/3515


I.C. CODE: 33-32-2-10

            Sec. 10(a) This section applies whenever the clerk is required to send by registered or certified mail a document filed with a court.

            (b) The initial mailing of the document by registered or certified mail sent:

                        (1) to each party who is required to receive the mailing; and

                        (2) to only one (1) of the party’s addresses:

Shall be paid out of court costs and fees collected under IC 33-37

            (c) If a person requests the clerk to send a mailing by registered or certified mail after the initial mailing described in subsection (b), the person shall pay for the cost of the mailing.

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Contact Us
Karen M. Martin
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Valparaiso Office
16 Lincolnway
Suite 209
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Ph: 219-465-3450

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Portage Office
North County Complex
3560 Willowcreek Road
Portage, IN 46368

Ph: 219-759-8212

Ph: 219-465-3413

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.