IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING COVID 19 STATUS - UPDATED 5-8-2020

Our offices will be open in a limited capacity starting Monday, May 11th, 2020. To access important information regarding our Recorder’s and Court Offices and what the change means, please click on the following link: https://bentoncountyar.gov/circuit-clerk/

Mission Statement

The Benton County Circuit Clerk & Recorder’s Office is committed to providing timely, fair and cost effective services in all matters. Our offices strive to serve the public with a friendly, accessible environment treating all individuals with dignity, honesty and fairness. As custodian of the public’s official records and keeper of the public’s funds, we respect the interests of our citizens by maintaining the superior quality of our record management procedures, continuously seeking to improve services in coordination with all county departments and constantly searching for the newest and best technological advances in order to help achieve those goals.

Brenda DeShields

Circuit Clerk and Recorder

Vision Statement


To provide the highest quality of service through a professionally trained customer focused staff utilizing accessible, automated and integrated technology. To perform our duties with integrity, efficiency and accuracy while maintaining the highest ethical standards in our services to the people of Benton County and the great state of Arkansas.