Circuit Clerk

CHRISTINA TURNER, CIRCUIT CLERK


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Christina Turner is the Circuit Clerk for the Missouri 33rd Judicial Circuit Court division.  Christina was elected to office in the November 2022 election, taking office January 1st, 2023.  The Circuit Clerk is an elected position that holds a four year term and is elected by the county at large. 

Office Services and Responsibilities:

The Circuit Clerk is responsible for maintaining complete and accurate records of the court, collections, accounting for, and disbursing all monies paid into the court; and performing other duties, as necessary to assist in the court in performing its duties.  Some of the duties of the circuit court clerk and office staff are:

  • Receive, process, and maintain the judgments, rules orders, and all other proceedings of the court.
  • Issue and process summons, subpoenas, executions, garnishments, sequestrations, judgments, orders, and commitments.
  • Collects and disburse all fines and costs.
  • Collects and disburse other monies paid into court as ordered by the court.
  • Select and summons jurors.
  • Preserve the court seal and other property of the office.
  • Provide uniform case reporting.
  • Assist with genealogical searches including: criminal records (excluding traffic and misdemeanors), civil (excluding order of protection, small claims, landlord-tenant issues, and judgments less than $25,000.00), dissolutions, name changes, juvenile, adoptions, financial, paternity, child support, and immigration records. 
Attorney/Client request to appear by video for hearing form CLICK HERE
Application to Inspect Confidential Court Records form CLICK HERE
FILING FEES

APPEALS
Appeals                $70.00

CIRCUIT DIVISION
Civil                      $100.50
Domestic             $132.50
Judicial Review   $100.50
Adoptions            $180.50
Garnishments      $10.00
Change of Name $130.50

ASSOCIATE DIVISION
Associate Civil        $48.50
Small Claims           $35.50

**As of June 3, 2013 All Cases MUST be E-Filed**

OFFICE HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM - 4:30PM

CONTACT INFORMATION:

MAIL
200 N Main St., 2nd Floor
PO BOX 369
Charleston, MO  63834

PHONE#
(573)-683-2146 Option 1
Direct Line (573) 683-2161

FAX#
(573)-683-7696