The Lincoln County Justice Center houses the Lincoln County Juvenile Office, Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, the Circuit Clerk’s Office and the Lincoln County Circuit Courts. Lincoln County, along with Pike County, makes up the 45th Judicial Circuit.

Litigation in the State Courts is initiated by filing appropriate documents with the Circuit Clerk’s Office. The Circuit Clerk maintains all court files for the Lincoln County Circuit Courts. The Supreme Court of Missouri has established a web site at www.courts.mo.gov which contains a great deal of information regarding the courts of Missouri, including the 45th Judicial Circuit.