Municipal Court

Court Night
Municipal Court is generally conducted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 5:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, #4 East Lockwood, Webster Groves, Missouri, 63119.

For security purposes, those attending Court must enter through the front doors. If you require use of the accessible entrance, have someone in your party contact the officer stationed at the front door or use the call button on the east side of the building at the Police Department entrance. Americans with Disabilities Act Notice

Any defendant requesting a continuance must speak with a Court Clerk. You can reach the Court Clerks by phone at 314-963-5447 or 314-963-5403.

The Prosecuting Attorney for the City is Jennifer Deschamp. The Municipal Judge is James Whitney.

Paying a Ticket
If a court appearance is not required, those with traffic tickets who wish to pay their fines prior to their court date may appear at the Court window on the first floor of City Hall. We accept payments made by cash, money order, credit card or by check made payable to the City of Webster Groves.

Please note, a 2.75% service fee will be added to all credit and debit cards processed at City Hall.

Paying a Ticket Online
Some tickets, that do not require a court appearance, can be paid online by using the iPayCourt online portal. Listed below are the tickets that can not be paid online at this time.

Tickets Unavailable for Online Payment
The following tickets can not be paid for online. Payment can be mailed in, brought in person, or put in the City's after hour drop box located on the front door of City Hall. 

  • Attorney Recommendations: A signed copy of the recommendation needs to be submitted to the courts along with the payment amount listed on the recommendation.
  • Expired Plates: $77
  • Failure to Register: $77
  • Expired State Vehicle License: $77
  • Displaying Plates of Another: $77

Current Court Fees (Updated 5/1/2019)

Missouri Municipal Division Courts

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