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, Jul 2014 - Groups: Immigrant minors need deportation lawyers - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SEATTLE (AP) - A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation.
28, Jul 2014 - 3 charged with trying to extort Saudi sheik's son - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri Ne
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Criminal charges have been filed against a woman and two of her attorneys for falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted by a Saudi sheik's son in a scheme to extort at least $15 million, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Monday.
28, Jul 2014 - Judge ponders overturning state gay marriage ban - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
DENVER (AP) - Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado's same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and reject the state's request to stay a ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the matter.
28, Jul 2014 - Trial begins in Wisconsin baby kidnapping case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The trial has begun for a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures.
28, Jul 2014 - Judge OKs gay marriage in Florida Keys - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
MIAMI (AP) - A judge ruled that gays can marry in Florida's most gay-friendly county, siding Thursday with same-sex couples in the Florida Keys who challenged a voter-approved ban as discriminatory. But an immediate state appeal quickly silenced their wedding bells.
28, Jul 2014 - Lawrence, MO Augusta couple indicted on charges of stealing $1.5 million from Presbyterian Manors
A Butler county couple was indicted today on federal charges of stealing more than $1.5 million from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, a Wichita-based company that owns assisted living centers in Kansas and Missouri, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
28, Jul 2014 - Wayne, MO Man convicted of killing former Little Rascal dies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A man convicted of fatally stabbing former "Little Rascals" actor Jay R. Smith and dumping his body in the Nevada desert in 2002 died in prison this week, authorities said.
28, Jul 2014 - Missouri attorney general takes action on home repair complaints
A Seneca man’s business and a Georgia company are among 16 home repair or remodeling businesses against whom the Missouri attorney general has taken legal action, accusing them of defrauding customers.
28, Jul 2014 - Ozark, MO Accused Kool-Aid Wife Killer Escapes From Custody During Fireworks Show
Accused Kool-Aid Wife Killer Escapes From Custody During Fireworks Show Accused Kool-Aid Wife Killer Escapes From Custody During Fireworks Show Headlines Legal Has Been Optimized A Missouri inmate escaped custody while watching a fireworks show Friday evening in celebration of the 4th of July. Jason McClurg, 32, along with nine other inmates, was taken outside the Shannon County prison to watch ...
28, Jul 2014 - Ohio woman to be sentenced in slave labor case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years will be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.
28, Jul 2014 - Linn Creek, MO Deeply in love in the Missouri Bridal Cave
CAMDENTON, Mo. -- On our wedding day back in the heady, halcyon days of 1973, a judge sentenced us to “a long and happy life together.”
28, Jul 2014 - 2 teens plead guilty in Oregon torture case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas and have been sentenced to the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority.
28, Jul 2014 - Psychiatric test ordered for Newtown calls suspect - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge in Connecticut ordered a psychiatric assessment Wednesday of a Venezuelan man charged with making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents in the days following the December 2012 shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
28, Jul 2014 - High Court to Hear Ameren Landfill Case
The Missouri Supreme Court will weigh in on the issue of whether Ameren Missouri is allowed to build a coal ash landfill in Labadie.
28, Jul 2014 - Missouri voters may fortify digital privacy rights
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld privacy protections against police searches of cellphones, but Missouri voters looking to fortify those rights will get their chance next week. The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before ...
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