Contact Info

Office Hours:
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).  The Criminal Division is located in the Judicial Building which is located behind the courthouse.

Email Address:

Jury Line: 573-545-3050

Civil & Administrative Unit
Phone: 573-545-3596
Fax: 573-545-3597

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

Probate & Family Court Unit
Phone: 573-545-3511
Fax: 573-545-3685

Office Info


Jury Duty: If you received a summons for the Jury Trial scheduled on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, you will need to come to the entrance as stated on your notice. You must appear in Benton by 8:30 am and be checked in by the Bailiff. Please continue to check the jury information line (573-545-3050) for jury updates as we often have last minute changes. If you have questions, or require special assistance of any kind, please call our office during normal business hours at 573-545-3596.

Jury Duty: If you received a summons for the Jury Trial scheduled on Friday, February 9th, 2024, that trial has been CANCELLED.  Therefore, you do NOT need to appear on that date.

Inquiring for the services of the Public Defender?  Please visit their website to apply online:


Remote Public Access began July 1, 2023.  Missouri will allow people to view public court documents from their personal computers, tablets, or cell phones. This works only for public documents filed on or after July 1, 2023.  To comply with this new change, all filings with confidential information must be redacted upon submission to the Courts.  In addition, a Redaction Certification form must be submitted with each filing.  You may visit the below websites for more information:  (click on the Remote Public Access heading at the top of this page)

Manage My Case will be available September 1st, 2022 for Traffic tickets.  Use your mobile device or computer to:

 - Pay online

 - Save time and travel

 - Request a Payment Plan

 - Get emails on cases tickets

 - File documents online

Please allow 10 days for tickets to be available online.  Please visit for more information. "Manage My Case" will show if ticket does not require a court appearance. Register and create an account. Need help? Contact the Office of State Courts Administrator Help Desk at 888-541-4894 7:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday or you can email the OSCA Help Desk at OSCA.Help.Desk@Courts.Mo.Gov

Notice: Plead and Pay can be used to pay your traffic ticket online. For more information, please visit Missouri at:  

This feature is only available for violation bureau eligible tickets that can be resolved without going to court. If you prefer not to pay through Plead and Pay, please refer to the options on your ticket.

If mailing payments or filings, please allow 5 - 7 business days for delivery.  There is a drop box on the south end of the Courthouse. If using the drop box, please make sure you address it to the Circuit Clerk's Office for prompt delivery.

The Scott County filing fees can be found towards the bottom of this web page.


Attention:  The Law Library is now located on the 1st floor lobby of the Courthouse.

We strongly encourage parties to check Missouri to determine upcoming court appearances and times. To easily search Missouri, input your case number, otherwise you may search by Litigant.

You may also sign up for Track This Case - a feature found on Missouri 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
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*

Attention Missouri Travelers:  REAL ID Enforcement: Missouri

According to the Official Website of the Department of Revenue, beginning May 3, 2023, residents of every U.S. state and territory will be required to present a REAL ID-compliant driver license or ID card, or another form of ID accepted by the Transportation Security Administration, to board federally regulated domestic flights.  Also beginning May 3, 2023, individuals must present a REAL ID-compliant driver license or ID card, or another form of acceptable ID, to access federal facilities and to enter nuclear power plants.

For more information on REAL IDs, please go to

Passport Applications Fees and Information:

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.  

Passport Application Fees can be found towards the bottom of this webpage. For more information regarding passports - such as processing time/delays - you may visit the U.S. Department of State website at 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.



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

Frequently Asked Questions

Did You Know?
Our office accepts credit/debit cards and personal checks electronically.
Website service fees apply.
(See additional details below.)

Click here for answers to questions regarding any of the following:
Child Support General Information
Criminal Case Jury Service
Divorce Proceedings Law Day Information
Important Announcements Miscellaneous Matters
Important Phone Numbers

Downloadable PDFs

Sound Recording Duplication Request

Request To Terminate Due To 21 Years Old


Appeal of Denial of Services From Missouri State Public Defender System and Affidavit of Defendant

Record Request Form

Know Your Rights - Municipal

Scott County Filing Fees - updated as of 7.13.2021

Video Appearance Request

Passport Fees 2024

Circuit Clerk News

Family Court Implemented by 33rd Court


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Notice to Passport Applicants, Fees & Info

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