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Criminal History Search
Search the Missouri State Highway Patrol database to obtain a criminal history. Registration is required and fees apply.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Missouri Circuit Court Calendars
Search Missouri Circuit Court calendars by circuit and county, date, and judge or attorney.
Published opinions and orders
Missouri Attorney General Opinions
Search Missouri Attorney General opinions by date or keyword.
Self help, legal research, general information
17th Judicial Circuit Court Rules
View local rules for Cass County and Johnson County Circuit Courts.
Definitions of Common Legal Terms
A Glossary of commonly used legal terms, organized alphabetically.
Missouri Court Online Legal Research Resources
View Missouri Court information including access to Court Rules, Missouri laws and other legal resources.
Missouri Legal Information and Resources
View Missouri public law library general court-related information, including Family Law, Domestic Violence, Housing, Wills and Probate and other legal issues.
Self-Representation in Missouri Courts
View information and resources related to going to court without a lawyer, including information about organizations offering free legal assistance and help finding an attorney.
Missouri Child Support Services
The Missouri Department of Social Services offers information and services related to child support, including information for parents, an online child support services application form and links to toll-free numbers for child support information.
Missouri Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Missouri Department of Revenue offers information about traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, drivers licenses, information about traffic tickets, online forms and driver manuals.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Missouri, including local housing counseling agencies and a link to legal aid providers.
Family Law Self-Help
View information for self-represented parties in family law cases, including a required educational program, getting a lawyer, local services, answers to frequently asked questions, forms, legal terms, dispute resolution (mediation), and domestic violence.
Public Information Brochures
The Missouri Bar Association has public information brochures available on subjects such as wills and living trusts, bankruptcy and divorce.
Missouri State Statutes
Search Missouri State statutes by keyword or view all the statutes. Click the "MO STATUTES" link in the left column.
Driver Improvement Program
View information about the Missouri Driver Improvement Program to avoid being assessed points on a Missouri driver's license.
Missouri Expungement Application
Download an application for the expungement of Missouri arrest records.
Missouri Parenting Handbooks
Download the Missouri parenting handbook in English, Spanish or large print.
Missouri Landlord/Tenant Information
View a brochure from the Missouri Attorney General's Office about landlord/tenant law, including landlords' and tenants' rights and responsibilities.
Missouri Consumer Rights
View a brochure from the Missouri Attorney General's Office outlining consumer rights in Missouri.
Missouri Criminal Process
View a brochure from the Missouri Attorney General's Office about the criminal process in Missouri.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Find Legal Assistance
Links to lawyer referral services and organizations offering free and low-cost legal assistance to eligible clients.
Directory of Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
View a directory of free and low-cost legal services programs.
Lawyer Referral Services
The Missouri Bar offers links and contact information for lawyer referral services, including online search options for contact information by type of practice and location.
The Missouri State Public Defender offers free and low-cost criminal defense representation to eligible clients. Online resources include answers to frequently asked questions, an online application for services and office contact information.
Legal Information and Referral
The Missouri Department of Social Services offers toll-free hotlines, including information related to child abuse and neglect, foster care, school violence, child support, public benefits and senior citizens.
Find Attorney Status Information
The Missouri Bar offers an online search of attorney information to determine whether an attorney is in good standing to practice law. Search by lawyer name, city, county and zip code.
Missouri Attorney Complaint Information
The Missouri Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel provides information related to how to make a complaint about a lawyer, including online complaint forms.
Attorney Fee Dispute Resolution
The Missouri Bar offers information about its Fee Dispute Resolution Program, which helps attorneys and clients resolve disputes about attorneys' fees.
Types of Representation
View information about various forms of legal representation including consultation, retainer, limited scope representation in which the lawyer handles some parts of a case, collaborative law in which opposing lawyers in domestic disputes negotiate instead of going to court, and free (pro bono) legal assistance.
Attorney Ethics and Discipline
View information about lawyer ethics and discipline. Also view Missouri Supreme Court disciplinary orders and opinions about attorneys.
Forms and related information
Online Court Forms and Instructions
View Missouri court forms and instructions, including filing information, adult abuse, child protection, child support, civil, criminal, family, probate, small claims and tax offset forms.
Online fine payments
Pay Missouri Court Tickets Online
Missiouri Courts offer online payment services to pay certain fines associated with traffic, conservation and watercraft violations. Currently, some participating courts only offer online payment services for traffic violations. An online processing fee is charged for this service.
Missouri Traffic Ticket Information and Online Payment Services
Search Missouri online traffic ticket case information, legal information about traffic tickets and online forms. Online ticket payment services are available for participating counties.