City of Kearney, MO


city-hallMunicipal Court Overview

The Municipal Court of the City of Kearney is a subdivision of the 7th Judicial Circuit Court of the State of Missouri, and acts as the Court of original jurisdiction in all cases involving violations against the ordinances of the City of Kearney, Missouri.

Municipal Court Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Payments: Payments may be made in person by cash, check, money orders, cashiers checks or debit/credit cards and there is a 2.5% processing fee when using a debit/credit card.

Through casenet, users can pay their fines and court fees securely online via MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover cards. A non-refundable convenience fee will be charged for all online payments. In making a payment online and avoiding an appearance in court, a defendant must enter a plea of guilty, into the online system and pay all fines and court fees in full prior to the original assigned court date. You may not pay warrants or past due tickets online. Online payment service is available 24/7. The current Fine Schedule is available for review.

Court Staff:


Court Sessions: Municipal Court Sessions are held at the following location:
Kearney City Hall
100 East Washington Street
Kearney, Missouri 64060
Phone: (816) 628-5535
Fax: (816) 628-4543
Email Court Clerk: bshelby@kearneymo.us

Court Dockets: All court sessions are held on the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Monday of each month.
COURT TIME IS 6:30 P.M.

2022 Kearney Municipal Division Court Sessions
  • January 11
  • January 24
  • February 8
  • February 28
  • March 8
  • March 28
  • April 12
  • April 25
  • May 10 *No Second Court Session in May*
  • June 14
  • June 27
  • July 12
  • July 25
  • August 9 Canceled
  • August 22
  • September 13
  • September 26
  • October 11
  • October 24
  • November 8
  • November 28
  • December 13 *No second court session in December*


Docket Times:

Traffic/Summons Docket: 6:30 p.m.

Traffic Citations, Continuances and Warrants: The Traffic/Summons Docket is at 6:30 p.m. You must appear on the date listed on your summons. Failure to appear on your court date or pay a fine as ordered may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest and your driver's license being suspended by the Department of Motor Vehicles.