Camden County Circuit Court

Jo McElwee
Camden County Circuit Clerk
1 Court Circle, Suite 8
Camdenton, MO 65020
573-346-4440, EXT 3130

Duties of the Circuit Clerk include:

  • Taking care of 3 Circuit Court Judges, 2 Associate Division Judges and up to 10 visiting and Senior Judges
  • Filing of all civil lawsuits, ranging from small claims cases up to millions of dollars
  • Filing of all criminal cases, from traffic violations to felonies
  • Juvenile and Adoption cases
  • All probate matters
  • All municipal cases for Linn Creek and Village of the Four Seasons
  • Orders of Protection
  • All Jury Trials
  • Collection and disbursement of Fines, Court Costs, Bonds, etc…

Jo McElwee is your Camden County Circuit Clerk and has been with the office for 37 years. This is a very busy office, with a staff of 19 and many varying and important responsibilities. Our office makes case management and public access to cases available online through CASE.NET by going to the Missouri courts website at www.courts.mo.gov.

“I want every interaction you have with us to be as easy as possible for you. If you have any questions about the function of the Circuit Clerk’s Office, please feel free to call either myself or one of my deputy clerks. We are employed by YOU, the tax payer, and we are here to be of service to you.” – Jo McElwee