The Pontotoc County Courthouse will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th, 2020.


Due to the current outbreak of the COVID-19, the BOCC has found the need to take action and close the County Clerk's Office effective November 19, 2020 until further notice.

Court Clerk

The Court Clerk's Office

Karen Dunnigan
Court Clerk
Political Party
In office since
Karen Dunnigan
Karen Dunnigan
Court Clerk
Brandy Myers
1st Deputy
Brandy Myers
Brandy Myers
1st Deputy

  • Records, files and maintains permanent records of the proceedings of the District Court
  • Works with Civil, Criminal, Probate, Juvenile, Domestic Relations and Small Claims Divisions of Court
  • Maintains appearance docket, plaintiff and defendant docket, and journal docket
  • Maintains files of word-for-word transcripts of court proceedings filed by Court Reporter
  • Collects fees for licenses and payments for court costs and deposits into the court fund
  • Held accountable to the Oklahoma Court Administrator's Office and the Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • Processes traffic citations for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Pontotoc County Sheriff
  • Issue Marriage License
  • Private Process Server Licenses
  • Registers Bail Bond License
  • Processes Passport applications
  • Files Victims Protective Orders
  • Maintain record of Jury Service
  • Collect fees for fines

Some content may be extracted from OSU Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet AGEC-802 and/or the County Training Program website. More complete information is available from these sources.