Circuit Civil/Criminal

Kenton Circuit Civil/Criminal Court
230 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor
Covington, Kentucky 41011
PHONE: (859) 292-6523 Ext 501
FAX: (859) 292-6611

Welcome to Kenton Circuit Court. Circuit civil includes cases involving more than $5,000.00, land dispute title cases and contested probate cases.  Circuit criminal includes capital offenses and felonies.  

Services include:

  • Processing lawsuits, pleadings, and motions
  • Posting and refunding of bonds
  • Collecting filings fees, court costs, restitution and supervision fees
  • Processing expungements
  • Confirming court dates, time and room (if permitted)
  • Processing appeals
  • Fulfilling copy request (files and audio/video)

Special tips:

  • Have proper photo identification
  • Sign AOC forms when in the presence of a deputy clerk (unless previously notarized by outside notary)
  • Payment can be made by cash, checks made payable to John C. Middleton, Kenton Circuit Clerk (with proper identification) or debit/credit card (with proper identification/ additional processing fee to card processor applies)
  • Supply case number if possible

Click on the links to the right for further information.

***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or contact a private attorney for further information.