Our purpose is to provide accurate and timely record keeping in a respectful and professional manner.
The Probate Division is a part of the Circuit Clerk’s office civil
division. The Probate Division handles cases involving minors where they
receive funds or are in need of a guardian, cases involving persons who
need a 96-hour mental health commitment or an individual unable to
manage themselves or their property due to a mental disability. Any case
involving a deceased person and his property is found in the Probate
The Probate Division of the Circuit Clerk’s office is responsible for, but not limited to:
Filing and retrieval of all court documents and the creation of court
dockets, scheduling of law days, and entering judgments/orders. Entries
of court activity can be accessed on most cases through Your Missouri Courts.
In addition to maintaining the case files, the Probate Division
mandates annual accounting of all minor and decedent’s estates. Forms
are mailed annually to ensure compliance with the law.
For more information please contact the Public Administrator at 573-634-9199
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