General Court Information

The Lafayette County Circuit Clerk, Deana Aversman, was elected to this office in 1994. Prior to her election, she worked in the Saline County office for 11 years.  She is a member of the Court Clerk Education Committee by appointment of the Supreme Court, the Civil Focus Group, the Mentoring Sub-Committee, the Case Management Oversight Team's Sub-Committee, the CWWL Committee, and the 21st Century Workforce Committee.  Deana has completed four courses offered by the National Center for State Courts and is a current faculty member of the Missouri Court Management Institute.

The office currently utilizes the Judicial Information System (JIS) for case processing and case management. This system has been enhanced by the adoption of electronic filing by registered users and enables the electronic transfer of information to Public case information is available to viewers online by accessing the Missouri Courts website at and clicking on the link. You will find other valuable information at this site as well.

The Circuit Clerk’s office presently employs 12 people who assist with case processing and preservation, courtroom activity, jury management, and financial transactions, as well as assisting the public. For specific needs, we ask that you browse and/or select a specific link as listed on the home page. If you should have a question or concern that is not addressed here, please access the FAQ link or feel free to give us a call.