In the 28TH Judicial Circuit Court of Vernon County, Missouri

Municipal Division at Nevada

                 VIOLATIONS BUREAU

Speeding Offenses

Ordinance # Fine and Costs

10 miles over limit

         19-48

  $85.00

11 – 15 miles over limit

19-48

  $95.00

16 – 19 miles over limit

19-48

$125.00

20 – 25 miles over limit

19-48

$180.00

School Zone Violations 19-51

Court Appearance

 

Driver’s License Violations

19-89

Court Appearance

No Proof of Insurance

19-201AB

Court Appearance

 

Vehicle Registration Violations

Ordinance #

Fine and Costs

Expired License Plates

19-198

              $75.00

Fail to Transfer Plates

19-198

               $75.00

No Lic. Plates/Fail to Register

19-198

                 $75.00

 

Miscellaneous Violations

Ordinance #

Fine and Costs

Defective Equipment

19-133                  $75.00
Dog Running at Large 5-26c

                 $75.00

Excessive Vehicle or Tire Noise

19-140/140.1                  $75.00
Fail to Maintain Lane 19-83

                 $85.00*

Failed to Remain Stopped

19-66                  $85.00*
Failure to Signal 19-56

                 $85.00*

Failure to Yield

19-67                  $85.00*
Follow too closely 19-87

                 $85.00*

Improper Lane Use

19-84                  $85.00*
Improper Turning 19-54

                 $85.00*

No City Dog Tag

5-26a                  $75.00
No Helmet 19-132

                 $25.00

No Headlight when required

19-134                  $75.00
Seatbelt Violation 19-145.2

                 $10.00

Stop Light Violation

19-37C                  $85.00*
Stop Sign Violation 19-65A or B

                  $85.00*

*If there is an accident involved, then a court appearance is required per COR 37.49 (1)

  1. You must respond to your ticket by either:
    1. Paying the fine established for the offense on your ticket before your court date, or
    2. Appearing in person on your court date to make arrangement for payment or to plead not guilty to contest the ticket.

 

  1. To Plead Guilty and Pay your fine:
    1. The amount of most fines are listed on the reverse side of this sheet.  If your offense is not listed, call the court office to determine the amount of your fine.
    2. Make payment in U.S. Dollars.  Partial payments cannot be accepted. NO PERSONAL CHECKS
  • To send by mail, address to MUNICIPAL COURT, 120 S. Ash, Nevada, MO 64772. Enclose a Money Order for the amount due payable to City of Nevada.
  • To pay in person, the court office is open from 8m. to

3 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.  Payments made in person can be made with Cash, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard.

  • To pay by phone or online, call office phone or go to govteller.com to pay the specified amount.
  • On back of the ticket, sign on the “Defendant’s Name” line, fill in current address and driver’s license number, and return it with your payment by 3 p.m. on your court date. Be sure to allow enough days for the mail to deliver, whereas the court is not responsible for delays in the Postal Service.

 

Court Appearance Guidelines

No food or drink will be allowed in the Courtroom.  No hats are to be worn and proper attire is required.  Use of tobacco products is prohibited.  All electronic devices must be turned off or silenced.

 

Warning

If you fail to respond to this summons by your court date:

  1. A WARRANT may be issued for your arrest.
  2. Your driving privileges in this state or in your home state may be suspended until the fine is paid.  If your license is suspended, you will have to pay your ticket and an additional fee to the Department of Revenue to have your driving privileges reinstated.  Also, a HOLD can be placed on your license to keep you from renewing it until the court has been satisfied.

 

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