Benton County Public Administration Office

Lori Dunkin, Public Administrator


  • Provides guardianship and/or conservatorship duties for those people in Benton County for whom it has been proven need such help
  • Reports to the court annually about the care and administration of each estate
  • Being appointed Personal Representative in a descendant's estate where no will was made, which may require duties such as cleaning out a home or holding an auction
  • Works with the Benton County Division of Senior Services, Social Security and Division of Family Services to locate resources for the people assigned to the office.

Contact the Public Administration Office

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 219
Lincoln, MO 65338


Phone: (660) 547-3041
Fax: (660) 547-3719
Lori's Cell: (660) 723-0727