Breathitt County is part of the 39th Judicial District, which consists of Breathitt, Wolfe, and Powell Counties.

Breathitt County Judicial Center

1131 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339

Phone: (606) 666-5768
Fax: (606) 666-4893

Contact via E-mail

The Breathitt Justice Center is located in the center of Jackson.


8 AM 4 PM

Tuesday 8 AM 4 PM
Wednesday 8 AM 4 PM
Thursday 8 AM 4 PM
Friday 8 AM 4 PM

Court records from 1995 to present are available on the public access computer terminal.

Information for Patrons with Special Needs:
Handicapped parking and ramp are available in the parking lot of the Justice Center.

Drivers Licensing Information:

  • Road and written tests are given on Mondays only.
  • Road tests begin at 8 AM (must be signed in by 8:30 AM).
  • Written tests for operator and motorcycle permits begin at 11:30 AM (must be signed in by 2 PM).
  • CDL written testing begins at 11:30 AM (must be signed in by 12:30 PM).
  • All oral testing by appointment only.
  • Motorcycle road tests begin at 10:30 AM – 11 AM. Call Clerk's office for appointment for motorcycle road test.

Special Programs:
Trust for Life Organ Donation Program

Forms of Payment Accepted:
Out of county fines and costs are cash only. Attorney's check for new case filings, etc.

Hon. Darrell Herald, Commonwealth Attorney

1140 Main Street
P.O. Box 744
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-7794
Fax: (606) 666-2944

Hon. Kenny Profitt, Chief District Judge

Powell County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1000
Stanton, KY 40380-1000
Phone: (606) 663-4123
Fax: (606) 663-2611

Hon. Frank A. Fletcher, Chief Circuit Judge

Breathitt County Judicial Center
P.O. Box 946
Jackson, KY 41339-0946
Phone: (606) 666-7130

Hon. Larry Miller, Family Court Judge

277 Main Street
P.O. Box 1329
Campton, KY 41301
Phone: (606) 668-3107
Fax: (606) 668-3742

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