City of Woodson Terrace Missouri

 

 

Welcome to the Woodson Terrace Municipal Court Information Page

 

ALL COURT DATES ARE CURRENTLY “VIRTUAL”

There are NO “In-Person” Court Dates at this time.

 

Please click here to view Remote Access information and how to log in to WebEx Virtual Hearing.

 

- For those DEFENDANTS who received their citations PRIOR To and Including JAN. 26, 2020;

You are in the PLUS Court System.

    Should You desire to Plead and Pay on a Minor Traffic Violation(MTV) you may do so   through this web page in the sidebar to the left.

      However please view the Violations Bureau Schedule of Offenses and Fines for allowable charges by clicking here.

      You may also view Case Status from the sidebar to the left.

-For those DEFENDANTS who received their citations SINCE JAN. 28, 2020 you are in the New Statewide SHOW ME COURT SYSTEM (SMC),

       PLEASE go to www.courts.mo.gov, click on case.net and view your case(s).

       If your citation is a MTV, a Plead and Pay option to pay on-line is available up to the court date received on your citation.

-Citations issued on Jan. 27th will need to contact the court clerks.

-NOT ALL CHARGES ARE PAYABLE OUT OF COURT; A COURT APPEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED.

-You may view the Violations Bureau Schedule of Offenses and Fines for allowable charges  by clicking here.

-CITATIONS are NOT IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR PAYMENT, PLEASE CALLWITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS OF THE ISSUE DATE TO SEE IF IT IS AVAILABLE.

 

REGARDING PAYMENTS:

-PLUS SYSTEM (please read the information provided above to decide if you are in this court system).

Court Payments are taken 9am to 4pm at the Court Windows during regular business hours.

The PLUS registers close at 4pm and an end of day report runs, with the exception of Actual Court Dates.

  On your scheduled Court Dates, payments are only taken up to 3pm. All court business at the court windows and the court phones shut down at 3pm as well on Court Dates.

-SMC (please the read information provided above to decide if you are in this court system).

Court Payments are taken 8:30am to 3:30pm at the Court Windows during regular business hours.

The SMC registers close at 3:30 pm and an end of day report runs, with the exception of Actual Court Dates.

  On your scheduled Court Dates, payments are only taken up to 3pm. All court business at the court windows and the court phones shut down at 3pm as well on Court Dates.

 

-If the online system will not allow payment please call the court clerks directly.

 

If you do not appear at the court windows by 3pm with payment on your scheduled payment court date, then you MUST appear in virtual court that night.

 

The Court Building is Located at 4323 Woodson Rd., Woodson Terrace, MO 63134; and can be reached by calling (314) 427-2600 extensions 1670, 1681, or 1667. “Normal” Business Hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4pm. The Court tries matters such as violations of traffic code, maintenance code and other ordinances. Our office is comprised of three clerks; one full-time court administrator, one full-time court clerk, and one part-time court clerk. It is our duty to administer, process and operate the day-to-day record keeping functions of the court and the collection of fines and costs assessed by the court. It is our desire to help you as much as possible; however, we cannot give legal advice. The Judge serves on a part time basis and is only present on scheduled court nights.


-Some citations that are issued are required Fingerprintable Charges, required under section 43.503.6, RSMo.

If fingerprints are not done at the time the citation(s) is issued the officer may have handed you a notice explaining it is required and MUST be done by the Court Date given on your citation.

Fingerprints are processed at the Woodson Terrace Police Department, 4305 Woodson Rd., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please review the Revised Notice of Rights for Defendants Appearing in Municipal Divisions.

Please download this document for important information about Municipal Court.  This document includes information on processes & procedures, your rights as a defendant, courtroom rules & payment plans.


We are closed on the following holidays;

New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day & following day
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day


Understanding Bonds:

A $100.00 cash bond is posted in person at the W.T. Police Station with either a State License or State ID card to cancel a W.T. Warrant and obtain a Court Date.

Once a bond is posted and a Court Date issued, then the bond may be applied in person on or before (depending upon case disposition) the court date given, at the court building, with State License or State ID. A Bond Consent Form must be filled out.


*The following persons shall not enter the St. Louis County Courthouse, or any of its Divisions in St. Louis County Missouri:

Persons who have traveled to any foreign county within the last 14 days,

Persons who reside or have had close contact with someone who has travelled to any  foreign    country within the last 14 days,

Persons who have been asked to self-quarantine by any doctor, hospital or health agency,

Persons who have been diagnosed with, or have had contact with, anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, and

Persons with unexplained fever, cough or shortness of breath.


Here is a wonderful letter of explanation an attorney sends along to his clients with our recommendation.