Open Hours of City Government Mon - Fri: 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Municipal Court

How to make a payment:

      In person: Cash, Money Order, Cashiers Check, Credit/Debit Card; at the court
office located inside City Hall at 1910 Holiday Lane, West Plains,
MO 65775

  

      Online: 

      www.courts.mo.gov/cnet/welcome.do

      (Search for a case using your name or your ticket number as the case number).

 

OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(with the exception of the holidays noted below).

The Court will be closed for the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day & the day following, and Christmas Day. 

 

 

COURT DATES:

Court is usually held every Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

Trials are on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Court Payments/Show Cause is always the third Thursday of each month.

 

Judge: Honorable William T. Hass

 

COURT LOCATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

West Plains Municipal Court

1910 Holiday Lane

P.O. Box 249

West Plains, MO 65775

Office: (417) 256-6154

Fax: (417)255-2434

Email: court@westplains.gov

 

PROSECUTOR CONTACT INFORMATION:

Deedra Nicholson
Office: (417) 256-3396 

 

 

 

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West Plains Municipal Court
Fines and Costs

  • Duty to Keep Right  $94
  • Expired Drivers License  $94
  • Fail to Display Current State License Plate  $84
  • Fail to yield at Flashing Yellow Signal  $94
  • Fail to Yield Intersection $94
  • Fail to yield From Alley/Driveway $94
  • Following Too Closely  $94
  • Handicap Parking Violation  $84
  • Illegal Parking / No Parking Zone  $84
  • Impeding Traffic / Driving Too Slow  $94
  • Improper Backing  $94
  • Improper Lighting  $84
  • Improper or Fail to Signal  $94
  • Improper Turn / U Turn  $94
  • Loud & Offensive Noise (Tires)  $84
  • No Child Restraint  $83
  • Obstructing / Blocking Traffic  $84
  • Right of Way Between Vehicles  $94
  • Seatbelt Violation  $10
  • Stop Light Violation  $94
  • Stop Sign Violation  $94
  • Wrong Way on One Way Street  $94
Exceeding Posted Speed Limit
  • 1-5 MPH OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT  $84
  • 6-10 MPH OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT  $94
  • 11-15 MPH OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT  $104
  • 16-19 MPH OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT  $134
  • 20-25 MPH OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT $189

Your traffic summons requires you to appear in person before the Municipal Judge in West Plains, Missouri at 9:00am on the date written on your ticket UNLESS you wish to plead guilty and pay your fine prior to that date. 

 

  • *If you were in an accident, then you MUST appear on the court date listed on your citation.
  • To determine if you can prepay your violation and do not see your violation listed, you may call the court office at 417-256-6154.
  • You will need to wait at least 3 weeks for your citation to be filed before payment can be made. You may pay by mail, in person at 1910 Holiday Lane in West Plains, or online at https://www.courts.mo.gov/cnet/welcome.do
  • By paying the fine you are entering a guilty plea to the charge.
  • If you would like to speak with the prosecuting attorney prior to your court date, then call 417-256-3396.