Garrard Circuit Court Clerk Jennifer Grubbs has been temporarily suspended during an investigation into possible misconduct.
Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. signed the order Tuesday.
Woodford Circuit Court Clerk Tricia Kittinger was appointed to serve in Grubbs' place during the suspension.
Grubbs took office in Garrard County in May 1993.
No details about the internal investigation were released.