Municipal Court

It is the responsibility of the defendant to ensure contact information is up to date with the Municipal Court. Please contact us to update your profile.

Pay a Ticket

If you desire to pay your fine and costs by mail, sign the back of the ticket, and send a cashiers check or money order in the amount shown on the face of the citation to:

Carthage City Court
326 Grant Street
Carthage, MO 64836

If payment is made in person, payment must be made by cashiers check, money order, or cash in exact change. (Payment must be received before your court date, or a warrant may be issued.) We do not accept personal or business checks.

If you prefer to pay by phone with a credit card, please call City Hall at 417-237-7001. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. There is a small convenience fee added if you choose to pay by card.

You may contact the Municipal Court Administrator Jessica Baugh, or Municipal Court Clerk Kellie Turner at:
Monday through Friday
8 am- 5 pm

Court Dates

Municipal Court is held at Memorial Hall, 407 S Garrison at 9 am on the following 2022 dates:

  • January  13th and 27th
  • February 17th
  • March 10th
  • April 7th and 21st
  • May 5th and 19th
  • June 9th and 23rd
  • July 14th and 28th
  • August 11th and 25th,  August 8th is our potential Marian Days court date
  • September 8th and 22nd
  • October 6th and 27th
  • November 10th and 17th
  • December 1st and 29th

Individuals who need to discuss payment schedules can appear before Judge Fisher at 2 pm on the listed dates.