Taney, Judicial Circuit 38

Taney County implemented electronic filing April 14, 2014.

Electronic Filing Administrative Orders:


View the 38th Judicial Circuit Local Court Rules.
Visit the Taney County website for more information about this circuit court.

Vacant, Circuit Judge

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

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

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

Cindy Childress, Secretary

Brenda Neal, Circuit Clerk
Adult Abuse, Civil, Criminal, Family Law & Juvenile

Post Office Box 335
Forsyth, MO 65653
(417) 546-7230
(417) 546-6133 (facsimile)

Sue Davidson, Chief Deputy Clerk

Taney County Juvenile Office
Mike Scofield, Juvenile Officer

Post Office Box 482
Forsyth, MO 65653
(417) 546-3411
(417) 546-2110 (facsimile)

Bart Owen, Deputy Juvenile Officer
Sheena Pettit, Deputy Juvenile Officer
Darlene Rea, Teen Court Dir. & Community Serv. Coordinator

Taney County Associate Circuit Court Division
Tony Williams, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 1
Criminal, Probate & Traffic

Post Office Box 129
Forsyth, MO 65653
(417) 546-7212
(417) 546-4513 (facsimile)

Brenda Neal, Chief Division Clerk

James K. Justus, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 2

Post Office Box 1030
Forsyth, MO 65653
(417) 546-7206
(417) 546-5821(facsimile)

Brenda Neal, Chief Division Clerk
Sue Davidson, Chief Deputy Clerk

Taney County Adult Drug Court
  • Began July 1999
  • Rural Community
  • Adult pre-plea felony and re-entry diversion
  • Judge oriented
  • 44 program graduates
  • 2nd Thursday – staffing 8:30 a.m., Court 10 a.m.

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