Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open through lunch hour
Stacey Naile, Scott County Circuit Clerk
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 & Administrative Unit, Room 208), (Probate & Family Court Unit, Room 240.
Civil & Administrative Unit
Probate & Family Court Unit
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Notice: The Scott County Courthouse has implemented a new procedure for entering the courthouse in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The front door of the courthouse in Benton is locked, and phone numbers for various departments are posted on the front door. We are asking that you call to make an appointment prior to appearing. Business is still being conducted. If you are needing to make a payment, please call the office prior to coming as we have temporary procedures in place, which we can advise you of by phone. If you have questions regarding a hearing date, please check Missouri case.net or you may sign up for Track This Case (as explained in previous posts on this web page). We apologize for the inconvenience, and we hope that you understand, as we take necessary steps to protect both the public and employees. We appreciate your cooperation.
In accordance with the Supreme Court, and in an attempt to keep from spreading the Coronavirus, the Scott County Circuit Court will be continuing MOST cases scheduled through FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020. Court clerks are working diligently to get those dockets continued. We ask that the community be patient with us as we get those cases continued.
We strongly encourage parties to check Missouri Case.net to determine upcoming court appearances and times. To easily search Missouri Case.net, input your case number, otherwise you may search by Litigant.
You may also sign up for Track This Case - a feature found on Missouri Case.net. It will send email/text alerts to you regarding the case. (Text message rates may apply. You may cancel this service at any time.) The steps for signing up are as follows:
1) Go to www.courts.mo.gov/casenet
2) Enter case number or litigant name
3) Click on the case number you want to track
4) Click on Track This Case (the icon is a picture of feet)
5) Provide your Email Address, enter the options you want by clicking on the check boxes next to the option
6) Enter the verification code
7) Click on Track This Case
*Please note - Information provided is not considered an Official Court Notice*
Thank you for your cooperation during this time.
UPDATE: JUDICIAL BUILDING COURTROOM IS NOW OPENED!
Both the Clerk's Office and the Division V Courtroom in the Judicial Building is now open. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office. 573-545-3576 OR 573-545-3596
Attention Missouri Travelers: REAL ID Enforcement: Missouri
According to the Official Website of the Department of Homeland Security, Missouri has received another extension for REAL ID Enforcement. This extension allows Federal agencies to accept Missouri driver's license and identification cards until August 1, 2019 for all federally regulated commerical aircraft, Federal facilities and nuclear power plants. For more information on REAL ID Enforcement check out Homeland Security's website at: https://www.dhs.gov/real-id/missouri. The Scott County Circuit Clerk's office is an official Passport Acceptance Agency. Our hours of acceptance are Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. For more information, call our office at 573-545-3596. Christy M. Hency, CCE, Scott County Circuit Clerk
Scott County goes live with Show-Me Jury – eJuror system
Potential jurors for the November 5, 2018 thru March 1, 2019 jury term will receive a different kind of notice than in decades past. As of October 3, 2018 the Scott County Circuit Court has officially went ‘live’ on the State of Missouri’s Show-Me Jury – eJuror system. On October 4, 2018, we will begin sending out notifications to our first set of potential jurors with instructions to complete their qualification questionnaire online. Jurors will have ten days, as they have in the past, to complete the new online process.
It is our hope that jurors find this system to be much quicker than filling out the paper form as it allows instant submission to the court. In addition, because the process is online, it can be completed at the jurors convenience whether that is sitting at their home computer or on their handheld while waiting in line at their local checkout. Understandably there will be a percentage of jurors for whom the electronic process will be inconvenient or even impossible and we have a solution for that ready to go. Jurors unable to complete the online process can simply call the circuit clerk’s office for accommodations.
But that’s not all. Jurors will now have the option to choose how they wish to be notified when they have been randomly selected for a jury trial. This, in our opinion, is epic! Jurors no longer have to worry about checking their mail daily or if they missed a notice. While completing the online process, jurors can provide a cell phone number or email address if they wish electronic notification of when to appear for service.
In addition to user convenience, Show-Me Jury will allow great cost savings to the citizens of Scott County.
Interim Lisa Vetter - Scott County Circuit Clerk
Filing Fee & Court Cost Increase Effective August 28, 2019
Effective 8.28.19 - Pursuant to Section 56.765, RSMo, House Bill 547, The Prosecuting Attorney Training Fund Surcharge will increase from $1.00 to $5.00 and is included in all criminal, traffic, and county municipal ordinance court costs. A copy of the filing fees for Scott County are attached below.
Important Notice Regarding Passport Applications
The U.S. Department of State Passport Services recently announced an increase in the passport acceptance fee. Effective April 2, 2018 the execution fee increased from $25.00 to $35.00. All other fees for passport applications remain the same. For more information regarding passports, you may visit the U.S. Department of State webiste at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html or for more local information, call our office at 573-545-3596 during normal business hours.
Lost and Found
Please contact the County Clerk's Office at 573-545-3549 for Lost and Found information. Thank you.
Continuous Garnishment filers:
Statement of Judgment Balance reports not received, within 200 days from the date of garnishment issue, will result in the immediate termination of the garnishment without notice.
This portion of our website is still under re-construction. Please feel free to contact Christy with any suggestions.
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
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