Dana Banta, Crime Victim Advocate
T. C. Banta, Volunteer


The Crime Victims Advocate helps victims to understand their role in the court system, answers questions they may have, points them toward support programs, assists with the filing of Protection Orders, serves as a liason to the Prosecutor's Office, explains and answers questions concerning victims' rights, and assists with court date reminders.

Regular office hours are:

Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mon.-Fri; 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Our office phone number is: 417-223-2378

Our email address is: cva@mcdonaldcountygov.com

Other useful contact information:

Lafayette House: 1-800-416-1772
Crime Victim Compensation:: 1-800-347-6881