5th Judicial Circuit Court

of Andrew & Buchanan County, Missouri

Welcome to 5th Judicial Circuit Court

On behalf of the Court and judicial staff for the Fifth Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri, I would like to welcome you to our website. Our courts handle civil lawsuits, criminal prosecutions, petitions for dissolutions of marriage, petitions for orders of protection, petitions to establish paternity, probate, landlord tenant, small claims, and traffic cases.  The Buchanan County Courthouse is located at Fourth and Jules in downtown Saint Joseph, Missouri. The Andrew County Courthouse is located in the center of the town square in Savannah, Missouri.Please take note of the services offered within the website and the various links for information and services available. If you have any questions or comments, please use the email link displayed below and your email will be forwarded to the appropriate department.

Kate Schaefer
Presiding Judge


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