38TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

CHRISTIAN COUNTY (Ozark, MO)

Case information is available for all public cases pending as of June 16, 2003, and thereafter. The court had a different case management system prior to June 16, 2003 and most of the cases were converted from the previous system into a new case management system, JIS. Judgments entered prior to June 16, 2003, are not included in Case.net, unless the judgment was revived after June 16, 2003. For judgments entered prior to June 16, 2003, review the judgment index at the circuit clerk’s office located in Ozark, Missouri, or contact the court.

Effective January 1, 2012, electronic documents are viewable at the public access terminal at the court house. Public case documents in Christian County are available electronically for all public cases initiated in JIS beginning April 14, 2014. Contact the court for the availability of electronic records prior to this date.


Case Numbering Beginning June 16, 2003

All cases filed after June 16, 2003, were assigned a JIS case number. Each circuit using the JIS system was assigned a block of case numbers per circuit. The block of numbers for the 38th circuit beginning June 16, 2003 is 786,000 to 800,999. All cases initiated in JIS between June 16, 2003 and January 1, 2004, will have the following information in the case number format:

Example: 02CV786021

02 = 2 digit Year
CV = Case Type (CV- Civil, CR-Criminal, PR-Probate etc.)
786021 = 6 digit sequential case number in the range assigned to the circuit


Case Numbering Beginning January 1, 2004

Beginning January 1, 2004, the case number format changed to the following:

Christian Associate Civil Division 04N7-XX00001
Christian Associate Crim/Probate Division04N8-XX00001
Christian Circuit 04CT-XX00001

04 = 2 digit Year
CT = 2 digit Court Location (N7-Associate Civil, N8-Associate Criminal/Probate, CT-Circuit)
XX = Case Category (CV-Civil, CR-Criminal, PR-Probate, MU-Municipal, CY-County Ordinance, MC-Miscellaneous)
00001 = Sequential case number

Each case category starts with the sequential case number 00001 at the beginning of each calendar year. Beginning January 1, 2010, upon court consolidation, all new cases are in the CT-Christian court location.



BILLINGS MUNICIPAL DIVISION (Billings, MO.)


Municipal case information is available for all public cases that were pending as of, or filed after, October 6, 2010. Municipal judgments entered prior to October 6, 2010 may not be included in Case.net. If you are looking for a judgment entered prior to October 6, 2010, you may inquire at the Billings Municipal Division in Billings, Missouri.

Case.net will allow the following case types to be available for public review in the Billings Municipal Division:

Municipal Alcohol & Drug Related Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Other


CLEVER MUNICIPAL DIVISION (Clever, MO.)


Municipal case information is available for all public cases that were pending as of, or filed after, April 29, 2009. Municipal judgments entered prior to April 29,2009 may not be included in Case.net. If you are looking for a judgment entered prior to April 29, 2009, you may inquire at the Clever Municipal Division in Clever, Missouri.

Case.net will allow the following case types to be available for public review in the Clever Municipal Division:

Municipal Alcohol & Drug Related Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Other

NIXA MUNICIPAL DIVISION (Nixa, MO.)


Municipal case information is available for all public cases that were pending as of, or filed after, January 9, 2012. Municipal judgments entered prior to January 9, 2012 may not be included in Case.net. If you are looking for a judgment entered prior to January 9, 2012, you may inquire at the Nixa Municipal Division in Nixa, Missouri.

Case.net will allow the following case types to be available for public review in the Nixa Municipal Division:

Municipal Alcohol & Drug Related Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Traffic
Municipal Ordinance Other