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Judicial Vacancy Notice: Application Deadline 4 p.m. Sept. 10, 2019

The 16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri–Kansas City Municipal Division has jurisdiction over City ordinance violation cases. 

Navigating our Courthouse

  • Location: 511 E. 11th Street at corner of 11th and Locust
  • Entrance is on 11th Street
  • Customer service and cashiers - Violations Bureau 1st floor
  • Probation Offices - 1st floor
  • City Prosecutor's Office - 1st floor
  • Restrooms - 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Elevators - lobby

We have nine courtrooms labeled alphabetically, A through I

  • Courtrooms A, B, C, D and I - 2nd floor
  • Courtrooms E, F, G, and H - 3rd floor


Docket schedule matrix 

  • Courtroom docket times are at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Arrive early to allow time to go through security.
  • Today's docket is displayed on the large monitor on the first floor just past security.
  • Each courtroom's docket is displayed on the monitor outside the courtroom door.

Language Interpreters

If you are the defendant or witness in a case and will need the court to provide a language interpreter during your hearing or trial, call 816-513-2700. An interpreter will be provided at no cost to you.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations

If you are the defendant or witness in a case and are deaf or hearing impaired, you have the right to request assistance, including an interpreter. For help, please contact 311 or the City of Kansas City’s ADA Coordinator, Meg Conger at 816-513-6589 or meg.conger@kcmo.org.

If you need help with other ADA accommodations, please call 573-751-4377 or send an email to access2justice@courts.mo.gov.