Circuit Judges


- Circuit Court -

Presiding Circuit Judge: 
James Van Amburg, Division II

Circuit Judge: 
Thomas C. Fincham, Division I

Associate Circuit Judges: 
Quint Shafer, Division III
Ann Hansbrough, Division IV
Dennis C. Eckold, Division V

Juvenile Judge: 
Ann Hansbrough, Division IV 

Platte County Courthouse
328 Main St., Suite 5-CH
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: (816) 858-2232

 

- Probate Court -

Judge: 
James Van Amburg, Division II

Platte County Courthouse
328 Main St., Suite 95-CH
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: (816) 858-2232


Responsibilities:

The Probate Division handles:

  • deceased estates
  • incapacitated and/or disabled estates
  • minor guardianships and conservatorships
  • mental health proceedings

The Probate Judge presides over hearings to:

  • distribute property
  • decide issues of inheritance 
  • determine the competency of those persons deemed underage or incapacitated by mental illness