Montgomery County, Arkansas

County Clerk

County Clerk
The County Clerk maintains all of the Records for County Court, and record all orders signed by the County Judge. (This includes annexations, road vacancies, election results, candidate reports, etc,)

The County Clerk is also the secretary to the Quorum Court, the Equalization Board, and Intergovernmental Council .
Probate Clerk
As Probate Clerk maintains the following records:
• Decedent Estates – Testate & Intestate
• Small Estates
• Guardianships
• Civil Commitments
• Adoptions – (Sealed & Confidential)
DBA Certificates
The “Doing Business Under an Assumed Name Certificate” is issued for Sole Proprietorships only. A.C.A. 4-70-203 requires all persons conducting or transacting business under any name other than the real name of the individual conducting business shall file a certificate in the office of the County Clerk of the counties in which the person conducts or transacts or intends to conduct the business. All certificates for Corporations, LLC, etc… are issued by the Secretary of State. These certificates are then filed with the County Clerk.

If you are doing business in the city limits, you should also check with the city in which you are doing business, for their requirements.
Marriage License
Marriage Licenses are issued by the County Clerk's office. (please see marriage license requirements) We also have marriage records from the early 1800’s to present.
Voter Registration
The County Clerk is the permanent registrar for the County.
The County Clerk is responsible for all Accounts Payable, Payroll and Bookkeeping for the County.
Birth Records & Death Records
All Birth Certificates and Death Certificates are maintained by the State of Arkansas. You may order a copy of a birth certificate or death certificate at VitalChek or call the Arkansas Department of Health at 1-800-637-9314.
Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License
Arkansas Residents that have reached the age of 65 or older may apply to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission for a Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License. Applications for Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Licenses may be picked up in the County Clerk's office. If you have questions regarding this license you may contact the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission at 1-800-364-4263.

Appeal Transcripts

Prepare Appeal Transcript for cases appealed to Supreme Court
Court of Appeals

Juvenile Division

Criminal cases, FINS cases, and DHS cases, open case file, prepare docket sheet,
index, file-mark and docket all documents pertaining to case, scan Orders;
maintains Case Management Data and transmits to Administrative Office of the
Courts monthly.

The Circuit Clerk maintains and records of the following:

Military Records

Records and maintains a copy of DD214 records

Real Estate Records

Records and maintains a copy of all Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments,
Workman’s Leins, Material man’s Liens, Tax Liens, Medical Liens,
Non-Judicial Foreclosures, Powers of Attorney, Judgments, Bonds,

NOTE:  Public viewing of Land Records is available by registering
with by visiting the Circuit Clerk’s office from 8:00 AM
to 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday.  Records begin with 1820 to present

Uniform Commercial Code Documents

Maintain records of UCCs, Extensions and Modifications on
Farm equipment

Jury Pool

Prepare Order to pull Jury from the Administrative Office of the Courts
Juror Program for Circuit Term of Court; prepare and print Summons,
mail, process Summons upon return from Jurors, prepare Excused and
Responded Juror lists; prepare and maintain Jury Payroll Records;
conduct Jury Orientation on first day of reporting.  A jury website is available