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Clerk of Courts


Hamlin County is part of the 3rd Circuit Courts that covers 14 counties in east-central and northeast South Dakota.  Criminal and civil court is typically held twice a month at the Hamlin County Courthouse with additional court dates added to the calendar for other proceedings such as jury trials.

The clerk of courts office located on the second floor of the Hamlin County Courthouse provides different services such as protection order applications, applying for small claims, paying traffic tickets and so much more.  If you would like additional information about the clerk of courts or have questions, please check the following links below.    

Clerk of Court's Information

Amy Keimig

Clerk of Courts for Hamlin County

PO Box 256

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone:  605 783-3751

Fax: 605 783-2157

Clerk of Court's Office Hours

Monday through Friday


Closed on weekends and legal holidays. 

Hamlin County's Judge

Circuit Judge Robert L. Spears 

Codington County Courthouse

14 1st Avenue SE

Watertown, SD 57201

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