Wright, Judicial Circuit 44

Wright County Circuit Court


R. Craig Carter – Circuit Judge
Law Day: Civil docket - First Friday of the first full week of each month
Criminal docket - First Thursday of the first full week of each month

Post Office Box 489
1402 NW 10th Lane
Ava, MO 65608
(417) 683-5556
(417) 683-5557 (facsimile)

Wright County is scheduled to implement electronic filing on October 26, 2015.

Tammy Ballew – Court Reporter
Veronica J. Mayfield – Secretary

Lynette B. Veenstra – Wright County Associate Circuit Judge
Post Office Box 58
Hartville, MO 65667
(417) 741-6450
(417) 741-7120

Joe Chadwell – Wright County Circuit Clerk
Post Office Box 39
Hartville, MO 65667
(417) 741-7121
Civil: (417) 741-7504 (facsimile)
Criminal: (417) 741-7120 (facsimile)

Deputy clerks: Gina Dedmon, Kima Harris, Lori Jones, Marge Loper, Karen Wallace, Jo Cornelius

Wright County Juvenile Office
Regional Detention Center
Juvenile Drug Court


Jerry Conner – Chief Juvenile Officer
Janet Schwertfeger – Detention Supervisor

First Monday of the first full week of each month

1400 Industrial Park Drive
Post Office Box 390
Mountain Grove, MO 65667
(417) 926-3129
(417) 926-6239 (facsimile)

Rose Cline-Pursell – Deputy Juvenile Officer
Brenda K. Johnson – Deputy Juvenile Officer
Gerry Emery – Secretary

Wright County Adult Drug Court
Lynette Veenstra – Judge

Jennifer Horn – Case Manager/Contact


Post Office Box 249
Ava, MO 65608
(417) 683-6836
(417) 683-6634 (facsimile)