Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 479
Municipal Courts and Traffic Courts


Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
County municipal courts, counties of the first classification, 66.010
Deaf persons, auxiliary services and aids, 476.750 to 476.766
Family courts, Chap. 487
479.010 Violation of municipal ordinances, jurisdiction.
479.011. Administrative adjudication of certain code violations, certain cities--authorization, rules requirements--tribunal designated by ordinance, procedures--evidence reviewed--imprisonment and fines limited--judicial review, lien imposed, when.
479.020. Municipal judges, selection, tenure, jurisdiction, qualifications, course of instruction.
479.030. Municipalities, notification of circuit clerk--judges in office, terms.
479.040. Cities may elect where violations of municipal ordinances may be heard.
479.050. Municipalities may establish traffic violation bureau, procedure, costs.
479.060. Clerks, courtroom, other employees--municipalities to provide for, when.
479.070. Duties and powers of municipal judge.
479.080. Fines and costs, where paid, deposited--supreme court may provide for uniform procedure.
479.090. Prosecutions based on information only, proceedings.
479.100. Warrants, how issued and executed.
479.110. Arrest without warrants, procedure.
479.120. Municipality to designate attorney to prosecute violations--duties.
479.130. Trial by jury, when.
479.140. Judge to be trier of fact, when.
479.150. Trial by jury, certification for assignment--exception, Springfield municipal court, when, procedure, costs.
479.155. Municipal division, reporting requirements to Missouri Supreme Court.
479.160. Witnesses, how summoned, fees.
479.170. Municipal judge without jurisdiction, when, procedure.
479.172. Intoxication-related traffic offenses, municipal judges to receive adequate instruction--written policy on timely disposition of cases--report required.
479.180. Commitment in county jail, when--duty of sheriff.
479.190. Parole or probation, when granted--certificate--conditions of probation--modification of conditions.
479.200. Appeals, trial de novo.
479.210. Recognizances and forfeitures.
479.220. Disqualification of judge, when, procedure.
479.230. Absence of judge, procedure.
479.240. Fines, installments allowed.
479.250. Municipal ordinances, evidence of, judicial notice of.
479.260. Court costs and fees, judicial education fund, purpose, administration.
479.261. (Transferred 2000; subsec. 1 now 488.607 and subsec. 2 now 43.545)
479.270. Transfer or assignment of cases, procedure.
479.350. Definitions.
479.353. Conditions.
479.356. Failure to pay court costs, fines, or fees, setoff of income tax refund, when.
479.359. Political subdivisions to annually calculate percentage of revenue from municipal ordinance violations and minor traffic violations--limitation on percentage--addendum to report, contents.
479.360. Certification of substantial compliance, filed with state auditor--procedures adopted and certified.
479.362. Filing of addendum, notice to revenue--failure to file, procedure.
479.368. Failure to timely file, loss of local sales tax revenue and certain county sales tax revenue--election required, when.
479.372. Rulemaking authority.
479.375. Severability clause.
479.500. Traffic court may be established in twenty-first judicial circuit--appointment of judges--procedure and operation--jurisdiction--qualification of traffic judges, compensation--pleas without personal appearance--recording of proceedings--costs of establishment and operation.

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