Douglas County Circuit Court

Post Office Box 489, Ava, MO 65608
Douglas County


Court System Type:

District Court Judicial Circuit 44

Division:

Contact Information:

Phone Number: 417-683-5556
Fax: 417-683-5557

County Clerk and Other Info:

Judge or Clerk: Patricia Norris -Court Reporter, Veronica J. Casper -Secretary; Elizabeth Bock -Douglas County Associate Circuit Judge, (417) 683-4713; (417) 683-4713; Deputy clerks: Delana Ratzlaff, Ashley Pierson, Kristie Blakey,

  • *Not location specific. Call, or visit the court's website if listed above.
  • How was I chosen? - Jurors are picked at random from lists of registered voters, people with driver's licenses, or those with state issued ID cards.
  • What are the exemptions? Depending on local laws and specific court policies, exemptions MAY include persons over age 70, and those having recently served on a jury (usually within 1-3 years depending on county policy). In the state of Missouri, there are possible exemptions for doctors, and may include some government positions and occupations. If any of these apply to you, contact the court to verify they observe the exemption.
  • Go to our Jury Duty FAQ page for more on exceptions, requirements, pay, dress code, and other questions you might have.



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