Wells County


Child Support

To check on your Child Support Payments, you can call the Help Kids toll-free line at 1-800-840-8757.

If you want a Child Support Payment History, it can be picked up in the clerk’s office from the custodial or non-custodial parent only.

Cost for printouts are $1.00 each (Add $3.00 if you need it certified)

To Pay Child Support by Credit Card:

Public Records

Wells County Records start in 1837

Some of the records available in the Clerk’s Office include:

  • Marriage Records
  • Estates and Wills
  • Civil & Criminal
Marriage Licenses
  • Cost: $25.00 plus $4.00 for first certified copy. Total cost $29.00
  • Out-of-State Marriage License: $65.00 plus $4.00 for first certified copy. Total Cost $69.00
  • At least 1 applicant must reside in Wells County.
  • Ages 18 and older need a Drivers License or a Certified Birth Certificate.
  • Ages 17 and under requires additional information (please contact the Clerks Office)
  • Use this link to fill out your Marriage Application on-line https://mycourts.in.gov/mlpublic/
Protection Order and Vehicle Title Request Forms
On-Line Credit Card Payments

Link to make Credit Card Payments Online


Unclaimed Property
Circuit and Superior Court

Filing Fees (Effective 7-1-2021)

Wells County is a mandatory E-Filing County
Before you E-File – Read Trail Rule 86

Statewide E-Filing

Wells County Local Court Rules
dated October 12, 2022
Order Approving Amended Local Rules

Re-approving Caseload Allocation Plan

Order and Notice of Amendment to Local Rule

Wells Circuit Court

Wells Superior Court

Voter Registration

To Register to Vote, you must:

• Be a citizen of the United States.
• Be at least 18 years old on the day of the next general or municipal election.
• Have lived in your precinct for at least 30 days before the next election (except for certain military voters)
• Not currently be imprisoned after being convicted of a crime.

Voter Registration ends Monday, April 3, 2023 for the Primary Election and Tuesday, October 10, 2023 for the General Election

Voter Registration Application

Check Here To See If You Are A Registered Voter

Absentee Ballot by Mail

Printable Application (pdf)

Or, call Clerk’s Office at 260-824-6479 and we will mail you an application.

Wells County Election Board

Republican Member:
Roy Johnson

Democratic Member:
Larry Sell

Beth Davis

2023 Meeting Schedule

2023 General Election Sample Ballots

Bluffton Lancaster East
Bluffton 2
Bluffton 3
Bluffton 4
Bluffton 5
Bluffton Lancaster West - Norwell
Bluffton Lancaster West - Bluffton-Harrison
Bluffton Lancaster 3
Harrison East
Harrison West
Ossian East
Ossian West
Jefferson East
Jefferson East - Ossian
Jefferson West
Lancaster East
Lancaster West
Rockcreek - Markle
Union - Markle
Union - Zanesville

Election Board Minutes




Election Results
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