CCBA does not have staff attorneys. If you have legal questions or need legal advice, please contact an attorney. Please refer to our Christian County Bar member section with contact information and areas of practice.
CCBA does not currently have a lawyer referral service. If you are looking for a licensed Missouri attorney in our region, please refer to our Christian County Bar member section with contact information and areas of practice.
You may contact the Missouri Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel (OCDC) to determine whether an attorney is in good standing. You may reach the OCDC office in Jefferson City, Missouri, by calling 1 (573) 635-7400.
If you are in danger and need to file for an Order of Protection, please contact the Christian County Circuit Clerk, 110 W. Elm, Suite 202, Ozark, Missouri. After hours, you may contact the Christian County Sheriff at 417-582-2332, or your local police department.
You may contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1 (800) 799-7233.
You may contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline 1 (800) 656-4673.
Legal Services of Southern Missouri is a non-profit organization which accepts applications for low-income individuals for 43 counties in southern Missouri. Their resources are limited and they cannot assist all applicants; however, you may apply with Legal Services Monday-Friday 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. at (417) 881-1397 or (800) 444-4863, or online 24/7 at https://application.lsosm.org
You may also represent yourself. The Missouri Supreme Court has a website dedicated to those individuals who wish to self-represent. It can be accessed here: http://www.selfrepresent.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=5240