Hempstead County Courthouse Closed to the Public; Open by Appointment Only

Effective March 18, 2020, Judge Jerry Crane issued Executive Order NO 2020-7, declaring a local state of emergency. The Hempstead County Courthouse has closed to the public and the following protocols have been implemented until further notice:

  1. All access to the Hempstead County Courthouse is limited to essential personnel
  2. No one will be allowed to enter the county offices without an appointment
  3. Appointments can be made by contacting the office in question
  4. Anyone needing to conduct business within the courthouse will be subject to screenings, including checking of the temperature to see that it is below 99.6 degrees, and the individual does not display any other outward symptoms of the virus
  5. We strongly encourage those needing to conduct business via telephone, email or fax
  6. Other measures may be impemented as needed to provide for the safety and welfare of the County Employees

By order of County Judge, Jerry T. Crane, the Hempstead County Courthouse is open by appointment ONLY. Please call the number of the office needed from the list below to discuss an appointment and an officer will assist you upon entry.

Office Phone Number
Assesor 870-777-6190
Circuit Clerk 870-777-2384
Collector 870-777-4103
County Clerk 870-777-2241
County Judge 870-777-7800 ext 100
District Clerk 870-777-7800 ext 190
Extension Office 870-777-5771
Juvenile Intake 870-777-9822
OEM 870-331-3773
Public Defender 870-777-7835
Treasurer 870-777-3141
Veterans 870-777-7800 ext 183
911 870-777-7818

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