Christian, Judicial Circuit 38

Christian County implemented electronic filing April 14, 2014.

Electronic Filing Administrative Orders:


Vacant, Circuit Judge

110 W. Elm, Room 205
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 581-2727
(417) 581-0091(facsimile)

Melissa K. Hannah, Court Reporter
110 W. Elm, Room 205
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 581-2727
(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) 581-2425
(417) 581-0391(facsimile)

LaVeta McDaniel, Chief Division Clerk

John S. Waters, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 2
Criminal, Probate & Traffic

110 W. Elm, Room 105
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 581-4523
(417) 581-1443 (facsimile)

Elaine Palmer, Chief Division Clerk

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

110 W. Elm St., Room 202
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 581-6372
(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 8:30 a.m., Court 10:00 a.m.

Christian County Juvenile Office
Mike Scofield – Juvenile Officer

116 N. 2nd Ave.
Ozark, MO 65721
(417) 581-7274
(417) 581-2995 (facsimile)

  • Terri Goodall, Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Perry Barnes, Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Katie Ward, Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Darlene Rea, Teen Court Director & Community Service Coordinator

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