Clay County - 40th Judicial Circuit of Alabama

Admin Order

We will notify you of your new court dates via your attorneys. If you do not have an attorney, we will send copies by mail.

If you are unable to enter our facility, you can find the contacts for essential services here

If you are unable to access any services located on the 2nd floor of the Clay County Courthouse, please contact the Clay County Circuit Clerk's Office at 256-354-7926 and we will be happy to accommodate you and your needs.


As Circuit Clerk of Clay County, I am pleased to welcome you to our official website. The office of the Circuit Clerk is committed to providing and assisting our visitors with useful online information about our office and its services. This site will navigate you in accessing general information and forms for each division of court, please select a department or category from the menu located to the left. Additional legal and court related information to quick links, general forms and filing instructions is available at

When personally contacting the Circuit Clerk’s Office, you will discover dedicated court specialists that will assist you in an ethical and professional manner in providing court record information. A public access computer is also accessible and available in the Circuit Clerk’s Office for searching court record information.

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as your Circuit Clerk, your comments or suggestions are always appreciated as we strive to serve you better.

Clay County Courthouse | 25 Court Square | P.O. Box 816 | Ashland, AL 36251

Phone: (256) 354-7926 | Fax (256) 354-2444 | Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm, M-F