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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24, Jul 2014 - Deliberations in Ventura trial to enter Day 3 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.
24, Jul 2014 - Russia bans Congressman, 12 other Americans - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has placed a U.S. lawmaker and 12 other people connected with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq on its list of those banned from entering the country.
24, Jul 2014 - Police: Man says hidden message told him to kill - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A man accused of gunning down a prominent Kentucky defense attorney told police he had deciphered messages from a newspaper and music instructing him to carry out the killing outside the lawyer's office, a police detective testified Wednesday.
24, Jul 2014 - Scott, MO Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - A jury convicted an Iowa man Thursday of killing his pregnant wife in 2012, rejecting his claims of innocence after the third trial in the case.
24, Jul 2014 - Judge: Why wasn't child murder suspect in jail? - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) - A judge says an ex-convict accused of fatally shooting a 2-year-old girl in front of her father in suburban Detroit should have been behind bars at the time.
24, Jul 2014 - North Carolina voting law changes fight in court - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, should be put on hold until at least after the November election, the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge Monday.
24, Jul 2014 - Missouri Senators Discuss Rulings on Federal Health Care Subsidies
WASHINGTON -- It is likely the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether subsidies for insurance coverage under the federal healthcare reform law will continue to be available, after conflicting federal appeals court rulings about them this week. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) One ruling upholds subsidies for insurance purchased on the federal exchange, one says the law only provides them for ...
24, Jul 2014 - South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) - About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and $500 million in land and buildings after they broke away from the national denomination in a wide-ranging theological dispute.
24, Jul 2014 - Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.
24, Jul 2014 - Judge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes' second sanity evaluation of can be video-recorded despite his lawyers' objections.
24, Jul 2014 - Key points in case of ex-Utah attorneys general - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
November 2000: Shurtleff, a Republican, is elected as Utah attorney general. December 2009: Swallow, also a Republican, joins the Utah attorney general's office as a chief deputy overseeing civil cases.
24, Jul 2014 - St. Louis challenges Missouri ban on gay marriage
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he personally supports gay marriage but will defend the state's constitutional ban against it.
24, Jul 2014 - Connecticut court affirms pre-gay marriage rights - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's highest court ruled Wednesday that some legal rights of same-sex couples predate the state's approvals of civil unions in 2005 and gay marriage in 2008, a decision that gay rights supporters call the first of its kind in the country.
24, Jul 2014 - How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates.
24, Jul 2014 - QU basketball player's court case continued - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
A preliminary hearing for Quincy University men's basketball player Scott Bruxvoort scheduled for Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court was continued to Aug. 6.
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