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 system ( 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 ( 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 for more information regarding e-filing.
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28, Feb 2015 - 5 plaintiffs drop pimping accusations against DSK - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LILLE, France (AP) - A high-profile pimping case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn nearly unraveled Monday, as five of six plaintiffs in a French prostitution trial dropped their accusations against him, saying there's no proof that the former International Monetary Fund chief violated the law.
28, Feb 2015 - Franklin, MO Brothers Plead Guilty In $6.7 Million K2 Conspiracy
Two brothers who owned businesses in Springfield, Joplin, and Webb City have pleaded guilty to selling $6.7 million worth of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2.Edited from a press release the Office of United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri:Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that two brothers who owned businesses in ...
28, Feb 2015 - Missouri man executed for killing neighbor in 1990; 1st execution in the state this year
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri man executed for killing neighbor in 1990; 1st execution in the state this year.
28, Feb 2015 - Georgia rolls past Missouri
Missouri's losing streak on the court could begin again with a Saturday loss to the Bulldogs. Read more
28, Feb 2015 - Randolph, MO Drew Peterson charged with plotting to kill prosecutor - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
CHICAGO (AP) - Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance of his fourth, has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison, authorities announced Monday.
28, Feb 2015 - Kansas City, MO No ruling from Supreme Court on whether same-sex divorces OK
A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge should not have dismissed a request to divorce a same-sex couple, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, but didn’t decide on the broader issue of whether judges can grant divorces to gay couples.
28, Feb 2015 - Stone, MO China jails ex-vice governor 17 years on graft charges - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
BEIJING (AP) - A former Chinese vice governor known for his appetite for jade and arts was sentenced to 17 years in prison on corruption charges on Saturday, a Chinese court said.
28, Feb 2015 - Barton, MO Kimberling City physician sentenced to two years for failing to file tax returns, owes $1.5 million
Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kimberling City, Mo., man who worked as an emergency room physician was sentenced in federal court today for failing to file tax returns despite earning hundreds of thousands of dollars in income each year.Phillip Edward Psaltis, 65, of Kimberling City, was sentenced by U.S. Magistrate Judge David P ...
28, Feb 2015 - Highlandville, MO Missouri Senate advances municipal courts reform
One-third of the 27 Mid-Missouri communities with municipal courts could be affected by a proposed law the state Senate approved Tuesday. A final vote is needed before the measure can be sent to the House.
28, Feb 2015 - Douglas, MO Missouri Man Convicted of Hate Crime in 2013 Omaha Assault
A Missouri man has been convicted of a hate crime in connection to the October 2013 assault of a Marine in downtown Omaha.
28, Feb 2015 - A look at some of Missouri Auditor Schweich's top findings
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tom Schweich released about 570 audits during his roughly four years as Missouri state auditor, which ended Thursday when he shot himself in what police describe as an apparent suicide. Those audits examined local school districts, municipal courts, state agencies and the offices of other statewide elected officials, among others.
28, Feb 2015 - Independence, MO US rescinds rule requiring judges to move to Guantanamo - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri
MIAMI (AP) - A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to relocate to the remote installation has been rescinded, the Pentagon said Friday.
28, Feb 2015 - Missouri woman accused of foiled murder-for-hire plot
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri woman is jailed without bond on federal charges that she tried to hire someone to kill her sister.
28, Feb 2015 - Half Way, MO Strauss-Kahn pimping trial begets some raunchy testimony - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri
PARIS (AP) - Half-way through his three-week trial for aggravated pimping, ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been forced under days of judicial questioning to explicitly detail his history of, in his own words, "libertine" sexual practices.
27, Feb 2015 - Bond reduction denied for ex-Hannibal principal
A Marion County, Missouri, judge denied a bond reduction request Friday morning for the former Hannibal principal facing a heroin-related drug charge.
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