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Circuit Court Clerk

Circuit Court Clerk Christy M. HencyScott County
Circuit Court Clerk Christy Hency
P.O. Box 587
Benton, Missouri 63736
Email: circuitclerk@scottcountymo.com

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open through lunch hour

Circuit Clerk's Office, Assoc. Circuit Court
and Probate Court open through lunch.

Circuit Judge's Office and Juvenile offices are closed

noon - 12:30

The Circuit Clerk's office is located
on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse.


Civil Division
Phone: 573-545-3596
Fax: 573-545-3597

Criminal Division
Phone: 573-545-3576
Fax: 573-545-4231

Probate Division
Phone: 573-545-3511
Fax: 573-545-3685

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

We will NOT be able to accept payments or process passport applications after 3:00 p.m. on the LAST working day of the month. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Anyone coming in for passports, we ask that you try to come in by 4:15 p.m. as our offices do close at 4:30 p.m and it does take a little bit of time to go through and process the passport applications. We appreciate your cooperation.

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The Circuit Clerk's Office will be closed from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. on the third Friday of every month for staff meetings. Upcoming meetings will be held on:

April 18, 2014

May 16, 2014

June 20, 2014

July 18, 2014

August 15, 2014

September 19, 2014

October 17, 2014

November 21, 2014

December 19, 2014

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We would like to thank the following employees for their years of dedicated service as well as congratulate

them on their recent, current, or upcoming anniversaries with us:

Heather Majka- 4 years (February 2)

Aimee Rucker- 7 years (March 16)

Joanne Hodges- 3 years (April 4)

Debbie Griffin- 3 years (April 4)

Jennifer Reynolds- 3 years (April 4)

 

There are no current vacancies in the Circuit Clerk's Office.

Resumes received, are held on file for 12 months.

Please submit to:  Christy M. Hency, Scott County Circuit Clerk

PO Box 587, Benton, MO  63736

573-545-3597

Christy.Hency@courts.mo.gov

 

 

Did You Know?

Our office accepts credit/debit cards and personal checks electronically. Website service fees apply.

(See additional details below.)

 

 

Broken Links

If you discover any broken links that we have missed, please feel free to call

or email us using the contact information listed at the top of our page. 

 

Services

The Circuit Clerk is responsible for maintaining complete and accurate records of the court, collecting, accounting for, and disbursing all monies paid into the court; and performing other duties, as necessary to assist the court in performing its duties. Some of the duties of a court clerk are:

  1. Receive, process, and maintain the judgments, rules, orders, and all other proceedings of the court.
  2. Issue process: summons, subpoenas, executions, garnishments, sequestrations, judgments, orders, and commitments.
  3. Collect and disburse all fines and costs.
  4. Collect and disburse other monies paid into court as ordered by the court.
  5. Select and summon jurors.
  6. Preserve the court seal and other property of the office.
  7. Provide uniform case reporting.
  8. Assist with genealogical searches including: criminal records (excluding traffic and misdemeanors), civil ( excluding orders of protection, small claims, landlord-tenant  issues, and judgments less than $25,000), dissolutions, name changes, juvenile, adoptions, financial, paternity, child support, and immigration records.  Scott County Historical Society.
  9. Process Passport Applications.  Passport fee - Adults ages 16 and over $135.00; Children under age 16 $105.00.  Additional fees apply for expedited service. Click here for requirements.


    Click here for
    US Department of State
    Passport, Travel, and Living Abroad Information

 

Court Filing Fees:  Click Here
(You will need Adobe Acrobat to open this file. If you do not have Acrobat on your computer, click here for free download.)

Local Court Forms:  (Additional forms located under Court-Approved Forms)
Sound Recording Duplication Request

Request for Child Support Termination at Age 21

Request for Records Search - Dissolution of Marriage


Links of Interest:
Child Support Court-Approved Forms Finding an Attorney
Jury Website Missouri Judiciary Missouri Legal Aide Services
  Passports  


Click here for answers to questions regarding any of the following:

Child Support General Informations
Criminal Case Jury Service
Divorce Proceedings Law Day Information
Important Announcements Miscellaneous Matters

Important Phone Numbers

Addtional Information
 
Scott County Mo
P.O. Box 188 :: 131 S. Winchester Street
Benton, Missouri 63736
Phone: 573-545-3549 Fax: 573-545-3540

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