Monroe County, Arkansas

County Clerk

Elected Official/Office

Monroe County Clerk/Tina Wofford

Employee Names/Title

Janet Beck/Deputy County Clerk

Jessica Kersey/Deputy County Clerk

Contact Information for the Office:

Monroe County Courthouse

123 Madison Street

Clarendon, AR 72029

Phone: 870-747-3632

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday


Marriage Licenses

Both parties must be 18 years or older and have certified proof of age (State issued birth certificate, valid driver’s licenses). Males 17 of age and females 16-17 years of age – must have a birth certificate, and both parent’s consent. If parents are divorced the parent that has full custody must give consent. The divorce must be the latest court document. The cost is $60.00 cash (no checks please) Certified copies of Marriage Licenses are available for $5.00 each.

Covenant Marriage License

In order to have a Covenant Marriage Licenses Issued, which is optional, you must go through several months of counseling by a minister, priest, rabbi clerk of the Society of Friends, any clergy member of any religious sect, a licensed professional counselor, psychologist or licensed associate marriage and family therapist.

Birth/Death Certificates

Applications for birth and death certificates are available. All birth and death records are recorded in Little Rock with the office of Vital Records.

You can download a birth certificate application form or death certificate application form by going to:

Business Information

Doing Business under Assumed Name Certificates

Arkansas law requires that no person shall conduct or transact business in the state under an assumed name or under any designated name or style, corporate or otherwise, other than the real name of the individual conducting of transacting such business, unless the person files a certificate in the office of the County Clerk of the counties in which the person conducts or transacts or intends to conduct the business. DBA certificates are filed and recorded in the office of the County Clerk. A person or persons desiring to file a DBA is required to complete the certificate form and sign it before a notary public.

The filing fee for the DBA certificate is $25.00

The types of businesses that would typically use the form are sole proprietorship’s and general partnerships.

The DBA certificate is filed in the County Clerk’s office and must be accomplished by:

  1. In person; or
  2. Mailing with the form and $25.00

Instructions: Print the form from the link below

Assumed Business Name Certificate

For any further information regarding doing business in the State of Arkansas you can visit the Secretary of State’s website.

Other Filings

Articles of Incorporation: Assumed Names (DBA)

Minister’s Credentials: A minister must have his credentials recorded in the State before performing marriage ceremonies.

Equalization Board petitions

Legislative Duties

Quorum and County Court

Voter registration and Absentee, Early voting

Recording and issuing of licenses and other records

Board of Equalization


Marriage Licenses (cash only) $60.00

Certificate Copy $5.00

Articles of Incorporation $25.00

Assumed Business Names $25.00

Limited Partnership $25.00

Minister& Professional Credentials $5.00

Voter List (paper copy) $.02 per name

Voter Disk $25.00 per disk

County Court $30.00

Probate Court $165.00

Small Estate $25.00

Collection of Small Estates