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From the Desk of Stacy M. Butterfield

Feb 15

Guardianship 101

Posted on February 15, 2022 at 1:02 PM by Taylor Carson

From attention-grabbing headlines to high-profile celebrity cases, guardianship cases are a hot topic these days. You might be wondering “what is a guardianship case?”

In Polk County, the Clerk’s office plays an important role in guardianship cases – from handling the court filings to protecting the assets and wellbeing of wards in guardianship arrangements.

Whether you’re following the #FreeBritney movement or simply want to learn more about this hot topic, we’re here to give you a crash course on Guardianship 101.

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Feb 15

How to Get Married: 3 Steps to Tying the Knot in Polk County

Posted on February 15, 2022 at 1:01 PM by Taylor Carson

The Polk County Clerk & Comptroller oversees the application and recording of marriage licenses in Polk County, and can also perform courthouse wedding ceremonies. Playing such a big role in your big day is a job we take seriously. That’s why our office is here to help you before, during, and after saying "I Do."

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Dec 21

Five Ways Online Services Can Make Your Holiday Season Less Stressful

Posted on December 21, 2021 at 2:21 PM by Hayley Phillips

The most wonderful time of the year has arrived, but it’s no secret that even the happiest of holidays come with their fair share of stress. Between travelling, shopping for gifts, and preparing to see family, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

With so much on our minds during this busy time, remembering to visit the courthouse to take care of business at the Clerk’s office probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list. Luckily, the Polk County Clerk’s office offers online services to save you a trip to the courthouse. With 24/7 access, here are five ways our online services are here to help make your holidays less stressful.

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