Clark County, Missouri Circuit Clerk

This website can be used to access important information about the Courts in Clark County and the State of Missouri. The Clark County Circuit Clerk’s Office is committed to providing exceptional service to the public and attorneys with an overall effort to promote excellence in judicial administration. You will find many helpful links to help you with the judicial process.

Our office will help assist with questions you may have. Please be aware the Circuit Clerk’s Office employees are prohibited by law from responding to requests for legal advice. All such requests should be made directly with a licensed attorney.

Your comments and suggestions are always appreciated to help us serve you better.

1st Judicial Circuit Court Cases

You can find information about these cases on Missouri Our dedicated staff work hard to ensure everyone is respected and promptly served and has complete access to the judicial system.

  • Traffic Tickets
  • Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal
  • Ex Parte Orders of Protection
  • Small Claims
  • Circuit and Associate Civil
  • Domestic Relations
  • Child Support
  • Probate
  • Juvenile
  • Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights Cases

Plead and Pay

Once the case is available on Missouri, for tickets in which defendants wish to plead guilty prior to the court date and pay the fine and costs, please refer to the fine schedule for the appropriate municipality and follow these steps:

Paying online at

  1. Click on
  2. Enter the case number found on your ticket
  3. If your case number appears, select "Plead and Pay" and follow the steps.
  4. If "Plead and Pay" is not an option, this may indicate your offense requires a court appearance. Please call the Clark County Circuit Clerk’s office at 660-727-3292 for further assistance.

It could take up to 25 days for your ticket to be entered into our system. Thus, please allow 25 days from the date you received the ticket before contacting the Clerk's office. If you received two citations, you will not be able to search your case by case number. Search by using your name.

For appearance plea and waiver sign the back of your ticket.

  1. Pay your fine in full by mailing or appearing in person prior to your court date with cash, money order, or check at the Clark County Circuit Clerk's Office.

Additional Contact Information

Contact Us

Kimberly A. Schantz-Smith, Circuit Clerk
111 E. Court Street, Suite 210
Kahoka, MO 63445-1268

fax 660-727-1051


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Closed for all state holidays