Christian, Judicial Circuit 38

Electronic Filing Administrative Orders:


Laura Johnson, Circuit Judge

110 W. Elm, Room 205
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-5150
(417) 581-0091(facsimile)

Melissa K. Hannah, Court Reporter
110 W. Elm, Room 205
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-5150
(417) 581-0091(facsimile)

Cindy Childress, Secretary

Law Day: Friday after the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
Friday after the 2nd Thursday - additional criminal docket

View the 38th Circuit Local Court Rules.

Visit the Christian County Circuit Court website for more information.

Christian County Associate Circuit Court
Larry Luna, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 1
Civil & Small Claims

110 W. Elm, Room 202
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-5140
(417) 581-0391(facsimile)

LaVeta McDaniel, Chief Division Clerk

Doug P. Bacon, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 2
Criminal, Probate & Traffic

110 W. Elm, Room 105
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-5160
(417) 581-1443 (facsimile)

Vacant, Chief Division Clerk

Barb Barnett-Stillings, Circuit Clerk
LaVeta McDaniel, Chief Deputy Clerk
Vacant, Chief Division Clerk of Circuit Division
Adult Abuse, Civil, Criminal, Family Law & Juvenile

110 W. Elm St., Room 202
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-5120
(417) 581-0391(facsimile)

Christian County Adult Drug Court
  • Began February 1998
  • Rural Community
  • Adult pre-plea felony and re-entry diversion
  • Judge oriented
  • 56 program graduates
  • Friday after the 2nd Thursday – staffing at 8:30 a.m., Court at 10 a.m.

Christian County Juvenile Office
Perry Barnes, Juvenile Officer
100 West Church, Room 304
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 582-4350
(417) 581-2995 (facsimile)

  • Vacant, Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Phillip Little, Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Katie House, Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Roger Deepe, Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Pamela Beltz, Program Court Specialist
  • Miranda Taylor, Support Staff

Media Coordinator
Gene Hartley, KYTV
(417) 268-3264 or (800) 492-4335