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102010-2011ANNUALREPORTTEAMWORKMAKINGHISTORYHAPPENTODAYHistoryoxetheOxefceoxeClerkTheOfceotheClerkhasalonghistory.Itisoneotheoldestopublicservantsinexistenceandcanbetracedbackmorethanathousandyears.InAmericatheOfceoClerkwasoneothefrstormsolocalgovernmenttheearlycolonistsestablishedwhentheyarrivedinthenewland.ThroughtheyearsClerksbecameacentralpartogovernmentandadirectconnectionbetweencitizensandtheirgovernment.Thereareveryewofcesincountygovernmentthatassistsuchawiderangeopeople.InArizonatheClerksOfcewasestablishedbyStateConstitutiontoservethecitizenslegalcommunityandtheSuperiorCourt.TheOfceotheClerkotheCourtwascreatedtoberesponsivetothepublicmindulothetaxpayerandindependentothecourtitsel.TheClerkisanelectedofcialwhoservesastheofcialrecord-keeperotheCourtandactsasasaeguardandprocessoroallmoniescollected.TheClerkTheClerkotheSuperiorCourtiselectedtotheOfcebythevotersoMaricopaCountyeveryouryears.SincetheOfcex19sbeginningin1912nineindividualshaveservedintheOfce.Thelongest-servingClerkwasWalterWilsonwhoservedormorethan30years.ItisbelievedthatThomasRoadisnamedaterthefrstClerkotheCourtW.E.Thomas.THEAPPROACHINSERVINGThePresentOxefceTodayMichaelK.JeanesClerkotheSuperiorCourtandhisstaservethenationx19sthirdlargestcounty.TheOfceisdedicatedtoprovidingqualitycustomerservicebeinginnovativeuser-riendlyandfscallyresponsible.ThereareeightOfcelocationsthroughoutMaricopaCountytoservethepublic.DuringthepastseveralyearstheOfceandstahavereceivednationalandstatewiderecognitionortheirachievements.FunctionsoxetheClerkx19sOxefceThespecifcandspecialdutiesotheClerkx19sOfceareassignedbystatutetheArizonaSupremeCourtandlocalandstatewidecourtrules.TheunctionsotheClerksatisymorethan500statestatutesandcourtrules.AmongtheOfcex19sresponsibilitiesarex0ProvidepublicaccesstotherecordsotheSuperiorCourtMaricopaCountyx0Keepadocketx0AttendeachSuperiorCourtsessiontorecordtheactionsothecourtx0ReceiveflingsorSuperiorCourtactionincivilcriminalmentalhealthprobatetaxamilycourtmattersandjuvenilewhichincludesdelinquencydependencyadoptionandseverancecasesx0Collectanddisbursecourt-orderedeesfnesandvictimrestitutionx0Providevariousamilysupportservicestothepublicx0Receivedistributeandpreserveofcialcourtdocumentsx0Storeexhibitsorallcourtcasesx0Processpassportapplicationsx0Issueandrecordmarriagelicenses.CommunityImpactAmongthenumerousofcialsandagenciestheOfceinteractswithareArizonaLegislatureAttorneyGeneralCountyAttorneyCountyBoardoSupervisorsCountySheriDepartmentoCorrectionsDepartmentoEconomicSecurityDepartmentoPublicSaetyProbationandParoledepartmentsPublicDeenseServicestheederalcourtsArizonaSupremeCourttheCourtoAppealsandSuperiorCourt.