• Mayor Lucas has announced a mask order extension. Read the updated FAQ.
  • Masks or face coverings are required indoors in KCMO.
  • KCMO is in a state of emergency. Find City reopening information, help, resources, and more at

Coming to Court

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Your court date

  • Your hearing date, time and courtroom are at the top of the ticket and on the summons you will receive in the mail.
  • The first scheduled court date in your case is an arraignment hearing. 

Arrive Early

  • Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your scheduled to allow time to go through security.
  • Defendants are responsible for being on time and present in court when their cases are called.
  • Those who are not could have a warrant issued for their arrest for failing to appear for the hearing.

Court Etiquette and Prohibited items

What to expect at court