The Clerk of Warren Municipal Court is appointed by the Administrative Judge. The duties and tasks of the clerk's office are governed by the Ohio Revised Code and prescribed by statute. The office is the repository of all pertinent case documentation of public record.
The Clerk of Court Office is comprised of several divisions, which provide the necessary support services to the Judges, legal community and the citizens of Warren:
- The Civil Division encompasses the General Division, Small Claims, Rent Escrows and Trusteeship. All funds are received according to the orders and directives of the Court. All funds are disbursed pursuant to Ohio Revised Code.
- The Clerk's Office is responsible for accepting all monies due and payable for traffic, criminal, civil, marriage fees, and are disbursed pursuant to Ohio Revised Code.
- The Traffic and Criminal Division processes and maintains the entries and orders of the Court, accepts bail and bond on all offenses and establishes and monitors defendants' payment plans. Felony charges from arrest to preliminary hearing are recorded and transmitted to Common Pleas Court.