“The information on this site pertains only to the Municipal Division Court for the City of Nevada, Missouri. It is not intended to provide legal advice, but rather general information the public should know about the court and its process.
The Municipal Division Court @ Nevada is housed in the Public Safety Building, 120 South Ash, Nevada, Missouri. This is in the downtown area, north of the intersection of Austin Blvd (Hwy 54West) and Ash Street (Hwy W). The court is easily accessed from Ash Street. Parking is available in front of the building or at many of the public parking areas.
Normal business hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M on Mondays and 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Tuesday through Friday. The phone number is (417) 448-5108. Court sessions are held every Monday at 4 p.m. except the eleven (11) Holidays set forth in Section 25-4.102 of the Municipal Code of the City of Nevada or if there is a conflict with the Judge’s schedule. All court sessions are open to the public.
The Municipal Division has jurisdiction over violations of city charter provisions and city ordinances. Some violations require an appearance in court, while others may be resolved by simply paying a fine instead of appearing. Court proceedings are governed by city ordinances, court rules, and state statutes. Court employees are not allowed to give legal advice, but will be happy to answer procedural questions.
The Municipal Division handles all types of traffic and criminal violations. Many of the traffic violations are payable prior to court, but most criminal violations require an appearance in court before a judge.