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, Nov 2014 - Mo. same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional
U.S. District Court Judge Ortrie Smith has ruled that Missouri’s 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The move follows a series of judgments regarding the issue over the past week, including a decision by the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold marriage bans in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. Currently 32 states […]
28, Nov 2014 - Missouri under state of emergency ahead of Ferguson shooting court ruling
Demonstrators in a protest in front of the building where the grand jury is looking into the shooting death of Michael Brown in Clayton, November 17, 2014. — Reuters pic FERGUSON, Nov 18 — Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency yesterday and authorised the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer ...
28, Nov 2014 - Christian, MO Appeal pending for Missouri man awaiting execution
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Missouri inmate Leon Taylor asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution on Tuesday, citing several concerns that led to the death sentence for the convicte
28, Nov 2014 - Atoka fugitive Captured
ATOKA COUNTY -- The manhunt continues for an inmate who escaped from a Texoma prison on Thursday. The inmate, Stephen Shorey, 49, has ties to Missouri.
28, Nov 2014 - Cole, MO Missouri man charged in cellmate's death
JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An inmate at Missouri's maximum-security prison in Jefferson City has been charged with murder in the beating death of his cellmate.
28, Nov 2014 - Gay Marriage Update: Kan., Mo., and 6th Circuit
Gay marriage bans in Kansas and Missouri were struck down by federal and state courts, respectively, this week. However, a ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld bans on gay marriage in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Michigan.
28, Nov 2014 - Ferguson corrections officer accused of sex with inmate
A corrections officer with the embattled city of Ferguson, Missouri, faces felony charges of having sex with an inmate and allowing her escape, and a civil lawsuit that alleges rape, court records show.
28, Nov 2014 - Charleston, MO Protesters gather in opposition to decision in Ferguson
By Erin Beck Standing in a cold rain, a diverse group of about 25 people gathered on the West Virginia State Capitol steps on Wednesday in protest of a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, who shot dead an unarmed black teenager. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCullough announced on Monday night that a grand jury had accepted a ...
28, Nov 2014 - Judge rules Missouri ban on gay marriage violates Constitution
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Friday that Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution in a decision that would extend the right of gay couples to marry across the Midwestern state. U.S. District Judge Ortrie Smith found that the Missouri ban ran afoul of the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law ...
28, Nov 2014 - ‘Medicaid 23’ plead not guilty in Cole County court
The 23 pastors charged with trespassing and obstructing government operations for a May 6 protest in the Missouri Senate Gallery pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning.
28, Nov 2014 - Ferguson, Missouri corrections officer accused of sex with inmate, rape
(Reuters) - A corrections officer with the embattled city of Ferguson, Missouri, faces felony charges of having sex with an inmate and allowing her escape, and a civil lawsuit that alleges rape, court records show. Corrections officer Jaris Hayden's attorney, Scott Rosenblum, could not be immediately reached for comment. USA Today cited Rosenblum as saying Hayden planned to plead not guilty at ...
28, Nov 2014 - Miller, MO Man charged in Jewish site shootings ordered to get mental evaluation
An avowed white supremacist from Missouri who is accused in the fatal shooting of three people at two Kansas Jewish sites appears in court Wednesday and is ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.
28, Nov 2014 - Miller, MO Preliminary hearing set in Jewish site shootings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist from Missouri who is accused in the fatal shooting of three people at two Kansas Jewish sites is expected in court Wednesday for a preliminary h…
28, Nov 2014 - Supreme Court Rejects Missouri Death Row Inmate's Aappeal
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by Missouri inmate Leon Taylor to halt his execution just hours before the he was scheduled to be put to death.
28, Nov 2014 - Andrew, MO Woman Sentenced To 78 Years Behind Bars For Waterboarding And Severely Abusing Her Children
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