Noble County Clerk's Office
Michelle "Shelley" Mawhorter
Clerk of the Noble County Courts
101 North Orange Street
Albion, Indiana 46701
New Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday thru Friday
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Start your application online. You may enter your personal information on your computer to save time at the Clerk's office. For more detailed information see below under Marriage License.
No Personal Checks Accepted For Any Transactions
Cash, Money Orders or
MasterCard & Visa Credit/Debit Cards*
for all payments except child support(Cash Only)
CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED ONLINE
CHILD SUPPORT Telephone calls are NOT accepted. All inquires must be made in writing or in person for security purposes. All Support payments are entered the same day received and the checks are mailed on the next business day. State Help line 1-800-840-8757 or www.in.gov/fssa/children/support
Child Support Payments: Cash Only accepted at the Clerk's Office. All others to be sent directly to the State: INSCCU
P.O. Box 7130
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7130
Online Child Support Payments by credit/debit effective 9/22/11. There is a conveniece fee of 2.25%
Voter Registration Click here for more info
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MARRIAGE LICENSE Fee is $18.00 for Indiana residents and $60.00 for out of state. At least one party must reside in Noble County or both live out of state to apply. Both parties must appear together to complete application in our office. Please be here no later than 3:30pm. Required documents: must have a Valid Driver’s License or Birth Certificate. If not an U.S. Citizen, you must have a birth certificate translated into English. Application is good for 60 days. We do not perform marriage ceremonies. Applicants under 18 years old, please contact our office. Start your application online. You may enter your personal information on your computer to save time at the Clerk's office.
PASSPORT Effective October 1, 2009, applications are NO longer accepted through our office. Agencies in the area are: Post Offices in Auburn, Columbia City, Kendallville, Goshen, and Syracuse; DeKalb and Kosciusko County Clerks; and USPS Passport Agent - Fort Wayne. Visit this website for detailed information.
SMALL CLAIMS Effective July 1, 2015: Filing fees are $96.00 + $10.00 for each additional defendant and if serving by Sheriff add $25.00 for Sheriff Service Fee, all fees due at time of filing. Claim limit is $6000.00 for individuals and $1500.00 for business without an attorney. The Defendant or the transaction must be in Noble County and you MUST have a good address or a place of employment for the defendant. Hearing dates are on Tuesdays in Superior Court Division 2. Claim forms available online: [Forms require Adobe Acrobat reader - get it here.]
Instructions for Small Claims,
TRAFFIC TICKETS Are to be paid by money order or cash only, by the court date listed on bottom of ticket. To deny the ticket you must call in for a court date before the appearance date located on bottom of ticket. Download Traffic Fine Schedule;, with attached instructions. Credit/Debit Card payments for TRAFFIC TICKETS thru DoxPop or Traffic Tickets PayGov or Court Costs & Fines PayGov.
Deferred Prosecution information, call the Prosecutor's Office 260-636-2193.
TRUSTEES Find your Township Trustee
SELF SERVICE LEGAL CENTER Court forms available on the Indiana web site here.
INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES INC. Free legal information and a legal aid directory for low-income Hoosiers here.