Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions 2017-06-06T16:06:52+00:00

Q: How do I file a criminal complaint?

A: Contact the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office at 502-574-6336 or https://louisvilleky.gov/government/county-attorney

Q: Where do I go to renew my vehicle tags and registration?

A: Contact the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office at 502-574-5700 or http://www.jeffersoncountyclerk.org/

Q: How do I register for traffic school?

A: Contact the Criminal Traffic Division at 502-595-4428 or click here

Q: How do I get a concealed weapons permit?

A: Contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department at 502-574-5400 or http://www.jcsoky.org/

Q: If I posted bail for someone, how do I get it refunded?

A: Once the judge has ordered the bond released, you may present your receipt to the clerk in the division in which it was posted. After the disposition of the case is noted on the receipt, you can go to the Accounting Department, Room 2018, and a check will be disbursed.

Q: Has a restitution payment been made?

A: If it has been more than 30 days since your last payment was received and the case was in Circuit Court, the Accounting Department can provide this information to the recipient. Juvenile Court cases are confidential. For information about restitution ordered by District Court, contact the County Attorney’s Restitution Office at 502-574-6336.

Q: Can anyone receive information from the Accounting Department ledger cards?

A: Because accounting ledger cards are used for accounting purposes only and are not part of the official case, information on the ledgers is limited to the parties involved.

Q: When does the Accounting Department issue checks?

A: Checks are issued Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Q: Can someone else pick up my bond money?

A: The surety may request that someone else be allowed to retrieve his or her bond money by completing a Bond Assignment Order. The order must be signed by a judge.

Q: To whom should a check be made payable?

A: Checks should be made payable to Jefferson County Circuit Court Clerk.

Q: When will I receive my check for serving on jury duty?

A: Checks payable to members of the jury pool are processed and mailed three weeks after all trials for that jury pool have been settled.