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County & Circuit Clerk

Vickie Bishop

Vickie Bishop - County & Circuit Clerk

vickiefcclerk@gmail.com

 

Phone (870) 895-3310
Fax (870) 895-3383
Office Hours - 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday-Friday (Excluding Federal/State Holidays).  We are open during the lunch hour.

COUNTY CLERK

The County Clerk is the official bookkeeper of County Government and serves as the Clerk for the County Court, Probate Division of the Circuit Court, Secretariat to the Quorum Court.

The mission of our office is to provide for the public, a means of managing the receipt, maintenance and security of public and court records. We are committed to providing services to all of our customers in a courteous, timely, ethical and cost-effective manner.

As Clerk of the County Court, it is the County Clerk's duty to keep an accurate record of all financial transactions within the county and to balance monthly with the Treasurer's Office.

As Clerk of the Probate Court, the Clerk files instruments making them a matter of record in decedent estate cases. The Clerk, also in this capacity maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the County. 

The County Clerk serves as the secretary of the Quorum Court and keeps complete, permanent records of the proceedings of the Quorum Court including minutes, ordinances, and resolution.

The Voter Registration lists are maintained by the County Clerk.  The County Clerk is also the custodian of Absentee Ballots.  The Clerk has all the powers and duties concerning the application for, the issuance of, and the voting of absentee ballots required by law.

The County Clerk issues and maintains Marriage Licenses, DBA (Doing Business As) Certificates, and maintains Minister's Certificate of Record.  The Clerk also files and keeps a record of all incorporated firms which have filed within the County.

CIRCUIT CLERK

The Circuit Clerk and Recorder is the clerk of the civil, domestic relations, criminal and juvenile courts and also acts as the ex-officio recorder of the county.  Duties include maintaining a record of all proceedings of the civil, domestic relations, criminal and juvenile courts, preparing dockets for these courts, and preparing summons. warrants, orders, judgments and injunctions authorized by the circuit, domestic relations and juvenile court for delivery by the county sheriff.  As ex-officio county recorder, the Circuit Clerk is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds, and other orders and instruments which involve property within the county.

THE LAW PROHIBITS THE CIRCUIT CLERK OR ANY OF THE DEPUTIES FROM GIVING LEGAL ADVICE. THE OFFICE CANNOT ACT AS AN ATTORNEY AND DOES NOT HAVE FORMS TO OPEN ANY COURT CASES AND DOES NOT HAVE FORMS CONCERNING PROPERTY. ANYONE WHO NEEDS LEGAL ASSISTANCE SHOULD CONTACT AN ATTORNEY.


Michele Tomlinson
Criminal Court 
Voter Registration
Recording
michelefcclerk@gmail.com

Jane Ivey
Civil, Domestic Relations, Juvenile & Probate
janefcclerk@gmail.com

Karen Coffman
Accounts Payable
karenfcclerk@gmail.com

 

 

Mailing Address
Fulton County Clerk
P.O. Box 219
Salem, AR 72576

Physical Address
Fulton County Clerk
Fulton County Courthouse
123 South Main Street 
Salem, AR 72576

If you need information on your Circuit Court Case visitcaseinfo.arcourts.gov

LINKS: ARKANSAS SECRETARY OF STATE
www.sos.arkansas.gov
www.votenaturally.org
www.voterview.ar-nova.org

HELPFUL WEBSITE LINKS:

ASSOCIATION OF ARKANSAS COUNTIES
1415 WEST THIRD STREET
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72201
PHONE: 501-372-7550
FAX: 501-372-0611
   
ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

STATE OF ARKANSAS (OFFICIAL WEB PAGE)

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

PUBLIC COURT CONNECT - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE AUDIT -COUNTY AND CITY AUDITS