5th Judicial Circuit Court
of Andrew & Buchanan County, Missouri USA

Buchanan County Circuit Clerk
Mary E. Beattie

Circuit Clerk’s Office — Room 331.

This office is responsible for:

  • Filing all civil and small claims cases in Buchanan County
  • Receiving, processing and maintaining judgments and orders of all proceedings in the six divisions of the Circuit Court
  • Issuing subpoenas, summonses, garnishments, executions, certified copies of judgments, orders and commitments
  • Disbursing all fines, costs, and monies paid into court
  • Entering all case records into state system for child support collection
  • Providing clerical assistance to all circuit and associate circuit judges


Mary E. Beattie is the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Buchanan County. She was elected November, 2006, for a four year term to begin January 1, 2007. Previously, she was the Division 6 Court Clerk for Judge Ronald E. Taylor for approximately six years. Prior to that, she worked in the Traffic Division of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court for six years.

Mary is married and has three children and three grandchildren. She is a lifelong resident of Buchanan County.

Contact information:

Telephone: (816) 271-1462
Telephone: (816) 271-1456
Fax: (816) 271-1538


 Circuit Clerk

Division 1 & 2 — Room 304

Clerk Division 1 816-271-1447
Clerk Division 2 816-271-1441


Court Reporter Division 1 816-271-1473
Court Reporter Division 2 816-271-1475


Division 3

Secretary 816-271-1511
Civil and Criminal Court Clerk 816-271-1444
Juvenile Court Clerk 816-271-1464


Court Reporter — Room 312 816-271-1474


Division 4 – Room 332

Clerk 816-271-1509
Probate Clerk 816-271-1418
Civil and Criminal Court Clerk 816-271-1509
Probate Auditor 816-271-1477
Juvenile Court Clerk 816-271-1464
Fax 816-271-1538


Court Reporter 816-271-1548


Division 5 – Room 322

Clerk 816-271-1454


Division 6 – Room 323

Clerk 816-271-1448