Circuit Court Clerk
Cynthia Lee, Circuit Clerk
“Protecting the Records, Preserving the Truth”
West Plains, MO 65775
Criminal & Traffic:
Criminal Supervisor & DOC Costs: Allyson Bice
Division I – Circuit Criminal
Division III – Associate Criminal & Traffic
Probate & Protection Orders:
Probate Supervisor: Shanna Earls
Division II – Probate
Division I – Orders of Protection
Civil & Jury Management:
Division I – Circuit Civil
Division II – Associate Civil/Small Claims
Jury Reporting Recording: (417) 256-7505
Jury Commission Website: https://howellcounty.net/jury-commission
Hours/Days of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays
Division I (Civil & Criminal): First and third Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Division II (Associate Civil): Second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Small Claims: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
Division III (Associate Criminal & Traffic): Each Monday at 9:00 a.m.
Probate: Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Protection Orders: First and third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.