Dottie McKenzie is Circuit Clerk for the Missouri 33rd Judicial Circuit Court division. Mrs. McKenzie was elected to office in the Novmber 2014 election, taking office January 1st, 2015. 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 necessaryto 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 alll 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-tennant issues, and judements less than $25,000.00), dissolutions, name changes, juvenile, adoptions, financial, paternity, child support, and immigration records.