Municipal Court
The 45th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri, Winfield Municipal Division is an extension and qualified division of the Circuit Court of Lincoln County. The Municipal Court adjudicates traffic and other ordinance violations primarily filed by the Winfield Police Department and Code Enforcement Officers.

The mission of the Municipal Court is to treat the citizens who appear in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and assure them of a fair and impartial disposition of their case(s).
 
Paige Gorski, Court Clerk                                      Judge, Dennis Chassaniol II
Phone: 636-668-8100                                              Municipal Prosecutor, Edward Sluys
Fax : 636-668-6031
court@winfieldmo.org
 
The Municipal Court office is located at Winfield City Hall at 51 Harry’s Way. The Court Clerk is available Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and is closed on Wednesdays from Noon - 1:00 PM. Court is generally held on the third Monday of every month, unless it is a government holiday or scheduling conflicts arise. See the court calendar for current court dates and changes. 
 
The following will not be allowed in court:
  • Bare Feet
  • Cut off t-shirts
  • Half shirts
  • Hats 
  • Tank Tops
  • Food or Drink
  • Any attire that is inappropriate for court appearances by the Court

 

​Any person who is intoxicated or acting in an inappropriate manner will not be allowed in the courtroom.
 
If you have received a citation, you may pay your fine prior to the court date or you may contest the charge in court. If the violation is not listed on the fine schedule, you must appear in court. Failure to appear on the court date or pay the fine prior to the court date may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest. Please review Defendants Rights for information. 
 
If you would like to enter a plea of guilty as charged without a Court appearance, you may pay your fine by mail or in person anytime M-F Office hours 8:00 am-4:00pm. We accept Cash, Check, Cashier’s Check, & Money Order Made Payable To The City Of Winfield. DO NOT SEND CASH BY MAIL.  You can pay your traffic ticket using a credit/debit card by calling 636-668-6031 or by visiting the online payment option. There is a nominal fee for card payment options. Citation payment amounts can be found on the Fines Schedule. 

If you plead guilty and are unable to pay on the day of court, you will be given a new court date to pay. If you want to plead guilty, but don’t have the funds to pay for you ticket, you still must come to court. You will not be arrested for not having money to pay. If you are indigent, you may be required to complete documentation to be determined by the court as evidence of you financial status and as an aid for the court assessing fines, costs and setting of payment plan. You may plead not guilty by coming to court and a trial date will be set. 
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