Clerk of the Circuit Court

Kathy Chroback

Circuit Court Clerk: Kathy Chroback
813 Lincolnway Suite 105
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-326-6808 LaPorte
219-874-5611 Michigan City
Ext. 2385

Other office staff extensions: 2270-2236-2259-2468-2471-2466-2258

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Definition of the Clerk of Circuit Court

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is a ministerial officer who is the custodian of the Clerk's record and seal, issues process, accepts filings of commencement of actions in litigation, enters judgments and orders of the court, receives money in his official capacity, makes certified copies of record, issues many miscellaneous licenses, and keeps a record of all wills and matters of trust in probate proceedings. The Clerk, who is an officer of the Court, performs all official duties imposed by statute or by lawful authority of the Court.


New Court Costs effective as of July 1, 2017

Attention Click here to see Court Costs.

Marriage License Applications

Attention Resident of Indiana: $18.00
Attention Out of State Resident: $60.00

Marriage License Application Requirements and Records.

Voter Registration

Visit the Voter's Registration page here.


Passports can be obtained at the post offices.
LaPorte: 219-362-9514
Michigan City: 219-872-9163

Hunting and Fishing Licenses

These licenses can be purchased online at the DNR Home Page, or at most Wal-Mart and K-mart stores.

Birth Certificates

Please visit the Health Department.

Alcohol and Drug Service Fee

LaPorte County Alcohol and Drug Service