Municipal Court

The City of Pineville is part of the McDonald County Circuit Court, Municipal Division. Court is held at City Hall  the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 pm.

Municipal Judge: James Paul

City Attorney: Erin Willis

Court Clerk: Sylvia Deering


Court costs are as follows:

CITY OF PINEVILLE MISSOURI

Effective Date: January 20, 2015

NEW LAW ALLOWS FOR SUSPENSION OF DRIVER’S LICENSE WHEN FINE AND COURT COSTS ARE NOT PAID.

Your traffic summons requires you to appear in person before the Municipal Judge in Pineville, MO on the date written at the top of your ticket.  If your violation is listed below and you wish to plead guilty without coming to court, follow these steps:

  1. Sign your name to the “Appearance, Plea, and Waiver” on the back of the ticket, and
  2. Bring or mail your signed ticket and a cashier’s check or money order, made payable to “Pineville Municipal Court” to:

Municipal Court

P.O. Box 592

Pineville, MO 64856

     3.     Pay your fine online click here

Note: If you want a receipt for proof of payment, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment.

PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

 

  1. You must appear if required by the issuing officer. A warrant will be issued for your arrest if you fail to appear in court.
  2. If you posted your driver’s license in lieu of bond, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your fine and court costs and your license will be sent back to you.

The Department of Revenue will be notified if you fail to pay or appear and your license will be suspended.

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SPEEDING

OffenseCarTruck
1-5 mph over posted speed limit109.50182.50
In construction/ work zone144.50252.50
In work zone with workers present359.50502.50
6-10 mph over posted speed limit119.50202.50
In construction/ work zone154.50272.50
In work zone with workers present369.50522.50
11-15 mph over posted speed limit144.50252.50
In construction/ work zone179.50322.50
In work zone with workers present394.50536.50
16-19 mph over posted speed limit169.50302.50
In construction/ work zone204.50372.50
In work zone with workers present419.50536.50
20-25 mph over posted speed limit244.50452.50
In construction/ work zone279.50522.50
In work zone with workers present494.50536.50
MORE THAN 25 MPH OVER - COURT APPEARANCE

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NON-SPEEDING OFFENSES

OffenseAutomobileTruck
Fail to use child restraint86.5086.50
Fail to use seat belt$10.00$10.00
Vision reducing material86.5086.50
Defective equipment86.5086.50
Improper registration violations101.50101.50
Operate a motor vehicle without a valid Driver’s or Chauffeur’s license236.50236.50
Permit under age to drive125.50125.50
No motorcycle helmet or qualifications93.5093.50
Careless & Imprudent Driving (failure to exercise highest care)153.50153.50
Fail to yield111.50111.50
Fail to yield w/ accident136.50236.50
Fail to yield to a moving or stationary Emergency Vehicle236.50236.50
Fail to stop at stop sign — Fail to stop at red light121.50171.50
Wrong way on one way street111.50111.50
Improper right or left-turn103.50103.50
Prohibited U-turn103.50103.50
Fail to signal103.50103.50
Fail to keep right130.50$130.50
Fail to dim lights103.50103.50
Revoked or suspended license386.50386.50
Using license plate of another person111.50$111.50
No Insurance261.50261.50
No proof of Insurance86.5086.50
Follow too closely108.50178.50
Passing on hill or curve108.50178.50
Passing on the right116.50186.50

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License in Lieu of Bail For the above listed offenses, and at the discretion of the officer, the valid operator’s license may be deposited in lieu of bail, unless the operator of the vehicle does not wish to “deposit” the license as security, in which case a bond is required.

EXCEPTIONS If charged with the offense of Driving While Intoxicated, Driving under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor of Drugs, Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident, Driving when License is Suspended or Revoked, or for any charge made because of a motor vehicle accident in which a death has occurred, the bond amount shall be set as otherwise provided by law. The operator’s license cannot be substituted in these cases.

QUESTIONS

(417) 223-5034

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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