Platte, Judicial Circuit 6

Platte County Courthouse

415 Third Street Street, Platte City, Missouri  64079
(816) 858-2232
(816) 858-3392 (facsimile)

Platte County implemented electronic filing October 1, 2014.

The judges in Platte County are selected under the Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan. These judges are:

Thomas C. Fincham, Circuit Judge, Division I
James W. Van Amburg, Circuit Judge, Division II
Abe "Quint" Shafer, Associate Circuit Judge, Division III
W. Ann Hansbrough, Associate Circuit Judge, Division IV
Dennis C. Eckold, Associate Circuit Judge, Division V


Docket Call:
  • Division I and Division II call their dockets on civil matters the first three Fridays of each month at 9 a.m.
  • Division III and Division IV call their dockets the first three Thursdays of each month at 9 a.m.

General Information:

Clerk's Office
Sandra Dowd, Circuit Clerk
(816) 858-2232
(816) 858-3392 (facsimile)

Please contact the clerk's office at (816) 858-2232 for information about the following:
  • Adult Abuse Orders
  • Small Claims Filings
  • Traffic Court

Janet Warner, Juvenile Officer
(816) 858-3429