Clerk of the Superior Court

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The Clerk of the Superior Court's duties are mostly administrative in nature, being quasi-judicial in some cases. The clerk is responsible for maintaining the records of all cases filed in the Superior Court.

The clerk has several quasi-judicial duties, which include issuance of various writs, orders, subpoenas and warrants in support of the court's decisions, as well as administration of the Mandatory Arbitration System.

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