Municipal Court

Municipal Court is a division of the 21st Circuit Court of the State of Missouri. It is authorized by the Missouri Constitution. This is a court of law established to protect the rights of all citizens and to provide a place to obtain fair and impartial administration of justice in accordance with the rule of law. If there is anything you do not understand, do not hesitate to ask questions.

Local Ordinance Violations

The local ordinance violations that the Crestwood Municipal Division adjudicates include:

  • Assaults
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Housing
  • Peace Disturbance
  • Possession of Controlled Substances and Paraphernalia
  • Stealing
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Zoning

Attorney Recommendation Agreements

If you have hired an attorney and have questions about the agreement being reviewed by the prosecutor, you need a continuance or have questions about your plea agreement please contact the attorney that is representing you. 

If you and your attorney agree to the recommendation you received from the prosecutor, the court will need a copy of the signed agreement before any payment can be processed. You can send the following ways:

  • Pay by mail: You can mail your payment to the following address with a signed copy of your recommendation and payment in the form of a personal check, money order, or cashier check.:
    1 Detjen Drive
    Crestwood, MO 63126
  • Pay online: You can mail a copy of your signed recommendation to:
    1 Detjen Drive
    Crestwood, MO 63126
    You can also email it to Stacey Fields. Once the court has received the copy and entered your disposition, you will be set up to make your payment online.
  • Pay by Court Drop Box: You can drop a copy of your signed attorney recommendation with your payment in the secured court department drop box located next to the court department window in the City Hall lobby 24 hours a day. Otherwise, payments can be made during regular business hours.

Attorney Entries

All attorneys must first, e-file all entry of appearances for their clients with the Court. The Crestwood Municipal Court only recognizes entries that are filled electronically or entered at the bench with the judge during a regularly scheduled court docket. All attorneys must also file for their clients with the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Prosecutor will accept attorney entries and requests for recommendations to the mailed in - please include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) to:
City of Crestwood
Attention: Prosecuting Attorney
1 Detjen Drive
St. Louis, MO 63126

The prosecutor will also accept entries and requests to be emailed to the prosecutor. As of October 1, 2019, the City of Crestwood no longer accepts Law Source Live or Faxed entries. If you have any questions about attorney entries or requests for the Prosecutor, please contact the prosecutor’s assistant, Trisha Hardesty at 314-729-4818.