Courts in Missouri
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The Missouri State Court system consists of four levels of courts. Its lowest courts are the Missouri Municipal courts, which exclusively handle traffic cases and ordinance violations. Above that are Missouri's 45 Circuit Courts. Circuit Courts handle all civil cases as well as domestic relations, criminal, and juvenile cases. Missouri is divided into 3 court districts, each with its own Court of Appeals. These hear civil, criminal, and administrative agency appeals. The Missouri Supreme Court is the highest court in the state and hears all types of appeals and any case involving a potential death penalty sentence.

Missouri's Case.net system (www.case.net) provides online access to information regarding Missouri public records, including some Missouri court records as well as information from Missouri's Fine Collection Center. The 'Your Missouri Courts' website also provides an extensive self-help section (http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=5240) where you can find forms and information regarding many types of Missouri court cases. Missouri also offers an e-filing system where registered users can file Missouri court documents online, but this is generally only available to attorneys. See http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=46542 for more information regarding e-filing.
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05, Mar 2015 - Ferguson, Missouri and second town accused of exploiting poor for profit
(Reuters) - Ferguson, Missouri and a second St. Louis suburb are being accused in separate lawsuits of operating a "debtors' prison scheme," illegally jailing poor people who are unable to pay traffic tickets or fines tied to other minor offenses.
12, Dec 2014 - Judge partially sides with Ferguson protesters in ruling
FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25: Proesters link arms on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.
09, Dec 2014 - High court to hear case testing new gun rights law
JEFFERSON CITY — Just months after Missouri voters approved stronger constitutional gun rights, the new amendment is being put to the test by a convicted drug dealer who is citing it as a reason why his former felony shouldn't disqualify him from carrying a gun.The Missouri Supreme Court is to hear arguments today on whether the new constitutional provision subjecting gun-control laws to strict ...
08, Dec 2014 - Texas, MO Appeals court halts Texas execution - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court halted the execution scheduled Wednesday of a Texas prisoner whose attorneys say is too delusional to be put to death.
12, Oct 2014 - Jefferson, MO Man freed after murder conviction loses lawsuit
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by a central Missouri man who spent nearly 15 years in prison before a court said he had been wrongfully convicted of murdering his mother.
12, Oct 2014 - Kansas City, MO Attorneys argue Mo. recognizes marriages of cousins, it should also recognize same-sex marriages
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City judge is hearing arguments in a Jackson County lawsuit challenging Missouri’s rejection of same-sex marriages that have been performed in other states. Ten same-sex couples who were married in other states are suing Kansas City and state officials, including Gov. Jay Nixon and Attorney General Chris Koster, for violating […]
12, Oct 2014 - Morley man facing felony charge, accused of attacking family member
A Morley, Missouri man goes to jail accused of attacking a family member. The victim told police that 26-year-old Kristopher Brooks hit a female in the face, but she did not want to press charges.
12, Oct 2014 - Central Missouri County Creating Veterans' Treatment Court
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Another Missouri county is establishing a special program to help military veterans who facing certain criminal charges get special assistance as an alternative to jail or prison. The Jefferson City News Tribune reports the veterans' treatment court being established in Cole County will be the seventh in the state and the second in central Missouri. Veterans' courts in ...
12, Oct 2014 - Sunrise Beach, MO Court upholds order for murder suspect to return part of father’s estate
The Missouri appeals court in Kansas City said Tuesday that a Lee’s Summit lawyer — charged with murdering her father and his girlfriend near Sunrise Beach nearly four years ago — can be held in the Clay County Jail until she repays at least part of her father’s estate.
12, Oct 2014 - Trial of Texas doctor accused in poisoning begins - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas oncologist was obsessed with and had a "fatal attraction" to her fellow physician lover, whose rejection prompted her to poison him by lacing his coffee with ethylene glycol, prosecutors said Monday as her aggravated assault trial began.
12, Oct 2014 - Missouri sexually violent predator trials to be put on hold for class action lawsuit
Large federal lawsuit against controversial SORTS facility is set for trial in April.  
12, Oct 2014 - Worth, MO Truck driver sentenced for cargo theft
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Tennessee truck driver has been sentenced in Missouri for his role in what federal prosecutors called a multistate cargo theft scheme.
12, Oct 2014 - Jefferson, MO Missouri woman sent to prison in bingo assault
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Jefferson City woman was sentenced to five years in prison for assaulting two people over splitting $200 in bingo winnings. Fifty-two-year-old Margaret Thomas of Jefferson City was given credit for time served after pleading guilty Monday to second-degree assault in a plea deal. She was originally charged with first-degree […]
12, Oct 2014 - Lawyer: Hopeful tests show dead infants stillborn - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client.
12, Oct 2014 - Taney, MO 4 Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A federal judge sentenced four men to prison on Tuesday for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, those men at Juan Moreno-Malagon of Highlandville, Jesus Moreno-Malagon of Ozark, Valentin Gomez-Torres of Battlefield and Luis A. Ramon-Lara of Morrisville. U.S. Chief District Judge Greg ...
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