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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20, Apr 2014 - Mo. court expands legal rights for injured workers
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs. In a 5-2 decision, ...
20, Apr 2014 - Missouri court: No sales tax on balloon rides
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court says state sales tax should not be charged for hot air balloon rides.
20, Apr 2014 - Court expands legal rights for injured workers
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20, Apr 2014 - Buchanan, MO Manning's conviction, 35-year sentence upheld - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
An Army general is upholding Private Chelsea Manning's conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
20, Apr 2014 - Ga. judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia judge says he won't stop the state agriculture commissioner from enforcing a new regulation aimed at stopping unripe Vidalia onions from reaching store shelves.
20, Apr 2014 - Lethal injection drug blocked by judge
Compounding pharmacy called the Apothecary Shoppe told not to supply Missouri government with unofficial pentobarbital mix
20, Apr 2014 - Buchanan, MO Manning's new lawyer decries 35-year sentence - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
Army Private Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking reams of classified information is out of proportion with the offenses for which she was convicted, the lawyer who will represent her in court-martial appeals said Tuesday.
20, Apr 2014 - In Jamaica, Vybz Kartel gets life for murder - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sport
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A Jamaican judge on Thursday sentenced dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel and three other men to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an associate.
19, Apr 2014 - Holmes attorneys ask judge to move his trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sport
DENVER (AP) - Attorneys for the man charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a Colorado movie theater asked a judge to move the trial, saying potential jurors have been exposed to prejudicial news coverage and carry emotional burdens from the massacre.
19, Apr 2014 - Perry, MO Texas grand jury being seated in Perry ethics case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas judge selected a second grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors, and this time the Republican has retained a high-profile defense attorney to represent him.
19, Apr 2014 - Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was executed in Texas on Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor and attacking his wife more than 16 years ago.
19, Apr 2014 - Stockton, MO Jury delivers not guilty verdict in Knox County murder trial
A jury found the man accused of shooting and killing a Knox County, Missouri man not guilty of second-degree murder after deliberating for just a few hours Friday.
19, Apr 2014 - Cambodia sends 13 to prison for insurrection plot - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men to prison terms ranging from five to nine years for plotting to overthrow the government in a case that was criticized by a human rights group as a political setup.
19, Apr 2014 - Strafford, MO Judge retires, is reprimanded after sexist comment - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A veteran New Hampshire judge has retired and been reprimanded after he made comments believed to disparage female lawyers. The New Hampshire Judicial Conduct Committee formally reprimanded John Lewis in a decision released last week.
19, Apr 2014 - Howard, MO Kansas City Shooter Was Well-Known to Hate Group Watchers
The man jailed on suspicion of killing three people at two separate Jewish facilities in Kansas City, Missouri, over the weekend already had a long dossier in the Southern Poverty Law Center's database of extremists. Frazier Glenn Miller, also known as Frazier Glenn Cross, spent almost his whole adult life in the Ku Klux Klan and other similar white supremacy groups. He's also had several run ...
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