IMPORTANT UPDATES ABOUT LOCAL COURT Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic Many Missouri courts have announced closures or issued other communications about COVID-19 measures. To view them you can click on the following link: Missouri Courts Responses to Covid-19
Civil legal aid is a combination of services and resources that helps Americans of all backgrounds – including those who face the toughest legal challenges: children, veterans, seniors, ill or disabled people, and victims of domestic violence – to effectively navigate the justice system.
The Office of State Courts Administrator (OSCA) handles the overall administrative and technical support services for the courts in Missouri. OSCA’s duties relate to all levels of Missouri’s court system. OSCA has a website that provides information about our court system as well as self-help information and forms on this site. Click OSCA to access the website. If you click on the this link you will be leaving this website.
Case.net allows you to inquire about case records including docket entries, parties, judgments and charges in public court. Only courts that have implemented the case management software as part of the Missouri Court Automation Program and only cases that have been deemed public under the Missouri Revised Statutes can be accessed through Case.net. Click on the following link to access: case.net If you click on this link you will be leaving this website.
There are different types of laws. Federal laws apply to everyone in the United States. State and local laws apply to people who live or work in a particular state, commonwealth, territory, county, city, municipality, town, township or village. Click on the following link to learn more. Laws
This articles located on the LawHelp web site helps to explain the difference between criminal matters and civile matters in courts. Click on the following link to learn more. LawHelp If you click on the link above you will be leaving this website.
Jury Duty-OSCA If you click on this link you will be leaving this website.
The Missouri Bar has published the "Missouri Small Claims Court Handbook" through the Missouri Young Lawyers' Section. The information will be of great assistance if you are planning on representing yourself in a small claims court. To view the handbook, click on the link below:
Representing Yourself In Court - OSCA If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. Also, you may view a brochure entitled, "Handling Your Case in Family Court" by clicking on the document below.
"Finding The Legal Help You Need" - Help If you click on this link you will be leaving this website.