Court

The Pineville Municipal division is a division of the 40th judicial circuit of McDonald County. Municipal Division is committed to providing a forum for the fair and impartial trial for persons accused of violating a Pineville ordinance.  The purpose of the information on the website is to help you understand the rights and responsibilities you have.

You can view all of your rights and duties in Municipal Division in this document, Notice of Rights for Municipal Court.

Court is held at 3pm on the third Tuesday of the month. * 

Municipal Judge: Erin Willis

Court Administrator: Sylvia Deering


Court costs are as follows:

CITY OF PINEVILLE MISSOURI

Effective Date: August 28, 2016

NEW LAW ALLOWS FOR OUT OF STATE DRIVER LICENSE SUSPENSION  WHEN FINE AND COURT COSTS ARE NOT PAID AND IN STATE HOLDS.

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 Division” to:

Municipal Division

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.

 

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SPEEDING

OffenseCar
1-5 mph over posted speed limit87.00
6-10 mph over posted speed limit97.00
11-15 mph over posted speed limit107.00
16-19 mph over posted speed limit137.00
20-25 mph over posted speed limit192.00
31+ mph over- MUST APPEAR

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NON-SPEEDING OFFENSES

OffenseAutomobile
Fail to use child restraint86.00
Fail to use seat belt$10.00
Defective equipment87.00
Illegal Parking87.00
Improper registration violations87.00
Permit under age to drive125.50
No motorcycle helmet 25.00
Fail to yield97.00
Fail to yield to a moving or stationary Emergency Vehicle117.00
Fail to stop at stop sign — Fail to stop at red light97.00
Wrong way on one way street97.00
Improper right or left-turn97.00
Prohibited U-turn97.00
Fail to signal97.00
Fail to keep right97.00
Fail to dim lights87.00
Using license plate of another person87.00
Follow too closely97.00
Passing on hill or curve167.00
No headlights when required10.00
Passing on the right117.00
Barking Dog71.50
No tags/ Animal at Large87.00

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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) 223-4368

Email Address: s.deering@pinevillemo.us

Monday – Friday

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

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