Platte County Court

Find Platte County Missouri courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Camden Point Municipal Court 101 3rd Street Camden Point MO 64018 816-445-3331

Dearborn Municipal Court 100 Short Street Dearborn MO 64439 816-992-3576

Edgerton Municipal Court 411 West Frank Street Edgerton MO 64444 816-790-3484

Ferrelview Municipal Court 205 North Heady Avenue Ferrelview MO 64163 816-769-9681

Houston Lake Municipal Court 5417 Northwest Adrian Avenue Houston Lake MO 64151 816-785-4284

Lake Waukomis Municipal Court 1147 Northwest South Shore Drive Lake Waukomis MO 64151 816-741-2079

Northmoor Municipal Court 4907 Northwest Waukomis Drive Northmoor MO 64151 816-741-3896

Parkville Municipal Court 8880 Clark Avenue Parkville MO 64152 816-741-1332

Platte City Circuit Court 415 3rd Street Platte MO 64079 816-858-2232

Platte City Municipal Court 900 4th Street Platte MO 64079 816-858-3618

Platte Woods Municipal Court 6750 Northwest Tower Drive Platte Woods MO 64151 816-741-6688

Riverside Municipal Court 2950 Northwest Vivion Road Riverside MO 64150 816-741-1212

Tracy Municipal Court Thomas Ave Tracy MO 64079 816-858-5555

Weatherby Lake Municipal Court 7200 Northwest Eastside Drive Weatherby Lake MO 64152 816-741-5545

Weston Municipal Court 300 Main Street Weston MO 64098 816-640-2752

About Platte County Courts

Courts in Platte County, MO are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Platte County and Missouri law and are housed in Platte County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Platte County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Platte County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Platte County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Platte County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Platte County background checks
Platte County Court Records

Platte County court records are available to the public at the Platte County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Platte County Courthouses.

Platte County Trial Courts

Platte County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Platte County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Platte County Probate Courts and Platte County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Platte County, Missouri

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Platte County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Missouri Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Platte County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Missouri are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Missouri state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Missouri Supreme Court.