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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Municipal Court announces changes to operation hours starting May 2, 2022

Beginning May 2, 2022, the Joplin Municipal Court hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, with the Court office to be closed during the noon lunch hour. To help citizens with their various needs, the following alternative payment methods are available. Please note that third-party convenience fees will be applied.  


For all cases filed before December 23, 2020 (not on


  1. Eligible online payments can be made by using the website of
  2. If citizens prefer to speak to someone concerning their eligible payment, they may call 1-800-444-1187.


For all cases filed on or after December 23, 2020 (viewable on Missouri 

 Eligible payments can be made by visiting the Missouri website and making a 

“Pay-By-Web” payment. 

 Please note: A kiosk offering a “Pay By Web” option is located in the Justice Center lobby near the entrance of the Court office.  

 For questions about the Joplin Municipal Court, please contact the Court at 417-627-2930, and press #1 when prompted.