Municipal Court

The University City Municipal Court is a municipal division of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court of St. Louis County. The Municipal Judge and Court Administrator are empowered to collect fines, take oaths, sign and issue subpoenas, establish and operate the Violations Bureau and perform all other duties provided by the Municipal Code, ordinance and state law.

The Court prepares, maintains and safeguards all records, reports and documents relating to the court activities in the required manner as established by law.

The Municipal Court conducts three night court sessions monthly, and one Friday court session every other month. Dockets are held on a first-come, first-serve basis. All individuals summoned to court must check in with the clerk on the night of court in order for their cases to be heard.

On the day that Court is held the court office closes at 3:00 p.m. There are no continuances granted on the day of court.

All persons attending court are required to pass through the metal detector and are subject to search. All personal items are also subject to search.