The Circuit Civil division handles all the lawsuits involving money and enforcement of private rights between parties. The office handles adult abuse petitions, child protection, dissolution of marriage actions, custody proceedings and paternity actions.
Circuit Clerk's Civil Division
The Civil division of the Circuit Clerk’s office maintains all official
records when the legal rights and responsibilities involving individual
or corporations are to be determined by a court. The Associate Civil
division handles small claims cases for money owing up to $3,000.00,
rent and possession, and civil actions up to $25,000.00.
Circuit Clerk’s office maintains the records from the beginning of the
case until the conclusion when money may be owed and collected of
judgment enforced. Entries of court activity can be accessed on most
cases through Your Missouri Courts.