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Associate - Probate

Steven Hudson, Judge
Tamara Hanes, Associate Clerk
Michelle Vandevender, Probate Clerk

Phone: 660-359-4040
ext #1 for Courts
then press #2 for Associate Division
or #3 for Probate Division

 

Office Hours are 8a.m. - 4:30p.m. Monday - Friday

Duties of the Court

The Associate Circuit Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court handles all traffic tickets issued by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Grundy County Sheriff's Department, misdemeanor criminal cases, and all filings and preliminary hearings involving felony criminal cases. Also filed are civil lawsuits, usually involving disputes less than $25,000.00, including such matters as collection of debts, unpaid rent, vehicle accidents, etc. In the Small Claims Division of the Associate Court, Small Claims lawsuits which involve amounts less than $3,000.00 are filed.

The Probate Division handles the estates of persons who die and those who are in need of a guardian or conservator to take care of them and/or their assets due to some mental or physical disability or incapacity. Applications for 96 Hour Mental Health detention and evaluation are also filed in this division.

In addition to hearing cases in the Associate and Probate Division, Associate Circuit Judge Steven Hudson hears cases from the Circuit Division involving dissolution of marriage (divorce), child custody, visitation, child support, and adult abuse (ex parte) orders. Judge Hudson also hears the Municipal Court for the City of Trenton.

Links

www.courts.mo.gov

Quick Links

case.net - Find information on cases filed in the State of Missouri, including Grundy County

court forms - Find useful forms to be used in some court actions

 

Grundy County Courthouse
700 Main Street
Trenton Missouri 64683-8400

(660) 359-4040

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