How can you find information about court cases in Missouri?


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Locate information on Missouri court cases by going to the Your Missouri Courts website at Courts.MO.gov. The website provides several ways to search for cases, including by litigant name, filing date, case number and scheduled hearings and trials, and the site also features a judgment index.

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Regular users can only access public cases defined as such under the Missouri Revised Statutes. To search by litigant name, click on the Litigant Name Search link, choose a court from the drop-down menu, enter a last name or business name, and click Find. Search box spaces for optional information are also available.

To search by filing date, click on that link, choose a court, and enter a time frame within which to search. Search by case number by clicking on the Case Number Search link, choosing a court name and entering the desired case number. Click on the Scheduled Hearings and Trials Search link to search for upcoming trials and hearings. Enter the relevant dates, search periods, judge/commissioner names and attorneys. The Judgment Index link enables you to search by court and last name.

Depending on the case, you may be able to view individual case headers, docket entries, parties and attorneys, and charges, judgments and sentences.

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