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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 will be charged.

Child Support Payments

Child support payments are made at:

Porter County Clerk
Juvenile Services Center- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
1660 South State Road 2
Valparaiso, IN 46383

The Juvenile Services Center is closed from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Porter County Court House
Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
16 E. Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Payments may also be made online at www.childsupportbillpay.com

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:



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 https://www.in.gov/judiciary/4274.htm 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. 



Contact Us
Jessica A. Bailey
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.