The Crestwood Municipal division is a branch of the 21st Circuit Court of the State of Missouri. It is authorized by the Missouri Constitution.
The Crestwood Municipal Division is established to protect the rights of all citizens and pledges to provide the fair and impartial administration of justice in accordance with the rule of law and in a manner that is befitting the integrity, and dignity of a court of law.
If there is anything you do not understand, do not hesitate to ask questions.
The Type of Cases That Are Heard
The local ordinance violations that the Crestwood Municipal Division adjudicates include:
- Domestic Violence
- Driving While Intoxicated
- Peace Disturbance/trespassing
- Traffic Offenses
- And more
Know Your Rights
- Right to trial
- Right to know when the court is open
- Right to attend court
- Right to release pending hearing
- Right to access court records
- Right to an attorney
- Right to have a judge decide if you can afford a lawyer or afford to pay fines
- Right to a court-appointed attorney
- Right to request a different judge
For further information please access the Know Your Rights brochure under the General Information tab.
Pro Se (Representing Yourself)
You may choose to represent yourself. By doing so, you are responsible for operating as your own attorney and are subject to the rules of the court operations as ordered of court operations as ordered by law, the Missouri Supreme Court and the Local Court Rules of the 21st Judicial Circuit.
You can access the municipal city codes here.