Circuit & County Clerk

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

Being a dual office, we provide a wide range of services not only with judicial services but financial management as well. As clerk of the county court, the clerk has the duty of keeping a regular account between the treasurer with all moneys received and credits the treasurer with all moneys dispersed. Additionally, the clerk keeps an accurate account of all financial transactions within the county and files all documents, vouchers, and other papers pertaining to the settlement of any account to which the county is involved and ready for the court's inspection at any time (A.C.A. 16-20-402). Other duties include but not limited to serving as secretary to the Quorum Court and Equalization Board, official voter registrar of the County, and acts as the ex-officio recorder of the county maintaining permanent records of such as prescribed by Arkansas law.

In addition to the information posted here, we have included website links to various state offices which may be helpful to you. If you do not find the information you need on this site, please feel free to call and we will assist you.

Note

This website is being provided merely for the purpose of providing instructions as to the procedures of this office and in no way should be construded as advice as to laws. The law prohibits the Clerk and her staff from giving legal advise. If you need legal assistance, you should see an attorney.

Court Fees

For initiating a cause of action in the circuit court
(Civil, domestic, out of state judgments and all appeals)
A.C.A. 21-6-403(b)(1) - $165.00

For reopening a cause of action in the circuit court
A.C.A. 21-6-403(b)(2) - $50.00

For any cause of action which by court order is transferred from any
district or circuit court to a circuit court - $50.00

For filing an appointment to serve as a Civil Process Server - $140.00

For renewal of a Civil Process Server - $50.00

Issuing Subpoenas or Summons - $2.50

Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Mortgages, Release Deeds, Powers of Attorney, Plats, Survey
Plats, Notary Bonds, Foreign Judgments (within the State of Arkansas), Writs of Execution, Lis-Pendens, Medical Liens, Mechanic's and Materialmen's Liens, Federal Tax Liens and any recordable instruments except as otherwise described in this section - $15 / $5 for every page subsequent to the first A.C.A. 21-6-403(a)(1)(A). Act 615 of the Regular Session, 2007

Please Note

A two-sided instrument counts as two pages

Mortgagee's or Trustee's Notice of Default and Intent to Sell - $140.00
Plus recording fee of $15.00 for the first page (1) side only and $5.00 for each additional page.

State Tax Liens - $8.00

Certificate of Assessment - $8.00

Financing Statements (Farming Equipment & Timber only) $12 for the first page, $.50 for each additional page

Continuations, Assignments, Amendments - $6

Terminations (before 1995) - $6

Copies - $.50

Certified Copies - $5

MARRIAGE LICENSES:

The cost for a marriage license is $60.00 cash. The bride and groom must both be present. For identification verification, you may bring with you one of the following documents: a valid drivers license, state issued identification, military identification or passport.

If the bride and/or groom are under eighteen (18) please contact the clerk's office for further information.

Marriage licenses are valid for sixty (60) days from the date they are issued.


VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTION RECORDS:

Voter Applications / Absentee Ballot Applications & Designated Bearer Lists / Statement of Financial Interest / Political Practice Pledge / Campaign Contribution-Expenditure Reports

Please Note

Applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age on or before the election date, a citizen of the United States of America and must have an established residence within Grant County. If you own more than one home, you must register in the county of your PRIMARY residence. You must have a physical address even if you receive your mail at a post office box. Voter must also update address to assure proper voting location. You cannot vote at your old precinct if you have moved since you last voted. And please remember that name changes are not automatic. You must fill out a new voter registration card. Please be prepared to be asked for identification at your polling site.

To download an application for new registration or to change your address, please go to www.votenaturally.org. If you are a current registered voter, you can check your voter information by going to www.voteview.org.

Don't see something listed?

For questions regarding specific instruments for recordation and/or case file status and voter registration, please refer to the email addresses listed under Additional Infomation located at the bottom of this page or call our office during normal business hours.
County & Circuit Clerk

Tanya Diotte
First elected to office in 2017

Grant County & Circuit Clerk's Office
101 West Center, Room 106
Sheridan, Arkansas 72150
Phone: (870) 942-2631
Fax: (870) 942-3564                                                                clerk@grantcountyar.com



Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
(Open during noon hour; Closed Major Holidays)
Election Information
GRANT COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS:
Charles Tadlock (D)
Karla Koon (R)
Charles Jones (R)

POLLING SITES FOR ALL ELECTIONS - GRANT COUNTY
Calvert Calvert Fire Department
Darysaw St. Paul AME Church
Davis Philadelphia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Dekalb #1 Palestine Community Building
Dekalb #2 Tull Community Building
Fenter Poyen City Hall
Franklin Corinth Baptist Church Building
Madison Grapevine Fire Department
Merry Green #1 Sheridan Recreation Center
Merry Green #2 Sheridan Recreation Center
River Prattsville City Hall
Simpson #1 Cane Creek Fire Department
Simpson #2 Orion Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Tennessee Leola City Hall
Ward #1 Lost Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Ward #2 Sheridan Assembly of God Church - Vine Street
Ward #3 Immanuel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Washington Center Grove Community Building
Early & Absentee Grant County Courthouse Lobby