Carter, Judicial Circuit 37

Carter County Courthouse

Post Office Box 578
Van Buren, MO 63965
(573) 323-4513

Carter County is scheduled to implement electronic filing June 15, 2015.

David Evans, Circuit Judge, Division I
Michael Ligons, Associate Circuit Judge


Docket Call:
  • Division I calls its docket the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 9:00 a.m.
  • Division I will schedule ex parte conferences on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
  • The associate civil division calls its docket the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
  • Division II calls its docket each Monday and Tuesday.
  • Small Claims are heard the second, third and fourth Tuesday of each month.

General Information:

Cathy Duncan Terry, Circuit Clerk
(573) 323-4513
(573) 323-4885 (facsimile)

Please contact the Clerk's office for information about the following:
  • Adult Abuse Orders: Cathy Duncan Terry
  • Small Claims Filings: Malissa Duncan
  • Law Days: Cathy Duncan Terry
  • Traffic Court: Malissa Duncan
  • Probate: Malissa Duncan

Associate Division:
(573) 323-4344