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

Municipal Division at Nevada



Speeding Offenses Ordinance # Fine and Costs
10 miles over limit



11 – 15 miles over limit 19-48


16 – 19 miles over limit 19-48                $134.00
20+ 19-48 Court Appearance
School Zone Violations 19-51 Court Appearance


No Proof of Insurance 19-201AB Court Appearance


Vehicle Registration Violations Ordinance # Fine and Costs
Expired License Plates 19-198


Fail to Transfer Plates 19-198


No Lic. Plates/Fail to Register 19-198                $84.00


Miscellaneous Violations Ordinance # Fine and Costs
Defective Equipment 19-133                  $84.00
Derelict Vehicle 21-14


Dog Running at Large 5-26c                  $84.00
Excessive Vehicle or Tire Noise 19-140/140.1                  $84.00
Expired Driver’s License 19-89


Fail to Maintain Lane 19-83                  $94.00*
Failed to Remain Stopped 19-66                  $94.00*
Failure to Signal 19-56                  $94.00*
Failure to Yield 19-67                  $94.00*
Follow too closely 19-87                  $94.00*
Improper Lane Use 19-84                  $94.00*
Improper Turning 19-54                  $94.00*
No City Dog Tag 5-26a                  $84.00
No Helmet 19-132                  $25.00
No Headlight when required 19-134                  $84.00
Seatbelt Violation 19-145.2                  $10.00
Stop Light Violation 19-37C


Stop Sign Violation 19-65A or B


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

Nevada Municipal Court

120 S. Ash

Nevada, MO  64772

Phone: (417) 448-5108

Fax: (417) 381-1938
  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. It can take 10 or more days for the tickets to be available online and in the court office. Please wait at least 10 days from the date the ticket was issued to contact the court.
    3. Make payment in U.S. Dollars.  Partial payments cannot be accepted.


  • 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 Enter your ticket #, click plead and pay, and follow the instructions. If you have been issued more than one ticket, you must repeat this process for each ticket.

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.



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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