All court proceedings are open to the public, parties, and attorneys.
The Court is always open to provide information about charges, payments, and court operations through electronic communication.
Ellisville Municipal Court cases are available on Missouri's Casenet for viewing case information and scheduled hearings.
Additional information may be found at the Your STL Courts website.
- Judicial Review / Due Process of Law: The Municipal Division Court provides an opportunity for due process of law to accused persons.
- Imposition of Penalties: The Municipal Judge, through the Municipal Division Court, is responsible for imposing penalties and/or debt repayments to society on persons convicted of violations in an effort to prevent reoccurrence of such violations.
- Communications, Public Information and Court Scheduling: The Municipal Court Clerk works with the Judge and Prosecuting Attorney, Defense Attorneys and Defendants, to accommodate their needs throughout the judicial review process, beginning from issuance of the initial summons through final disposition of the case. The Municipal Court Clerk records scheduling changes to ensure that everyone has the right to due process of law. The Municipal Court Clerk also provides assistance and clarification with respect to the court process, and other State and local regulations of particular interest to defendants.
A division of the St. Louis County Circuit Court, the Ellisville Municipal Division is responsible for providing both a process and a forum for ensuring due process of law. The Municipal Division records alleged violations of city codes or ordinances, issues summonses to defendants, subpoenas witnesses, issues warrants, reports to the Department of Revenue, hears evidence presented in court, rules on cases, records final dispositions, and receives and records fines and court costs.
The Ellisville Municipal Division strives to provide excellent support, guidance, and empathy when dealing with defendants to ensure a timely conclusion to all court cases while upholding justice.
Operate a streamlined and efficient court maintaining dignity and justice in all aspects of the judicial process.