Court sessions are held on Wednesday evenings. The first two dockets of the month are arraignment dockets and begin at 6:00 pm. The last two dockets of the month are trial dockets and begin at 6:00 pm. Dockets for incarcerated defendants are generally held on Mondays and Fridays at 1:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 4:30 pm.
You have been summoned to come to court on the date shown on your citation.
You may plead not guilty by calling the court prior to your assigned court date or appearing in court on your assigned court date and requesting a trial date be set.
You may plead guilty by mail, internet/web pay or by coming to the Belton Court to pay your fine(s).
If you plead guilty, but you do not have the funds to pay your ticket, you still must come to court. You will not be arrested for not having money to pay, unless in direct violation of any probation term.
If you do not come to court when summoned to do so, you are subject to a warrant being issued for your arrest.
During court sessions, we accept payment(s) in the form of:
- Cashier's check
/ personal check
- Credit or debit cards (Visa or MasterCard)
- Money order
Personal checks are not accepted by mail. View a schedule of court fines
If you are making a court appearance, you will need to check in with the clerk in the lobby of the Police
/ Municipal Court building, which is located at:
7001 E. 163rd St.
Belton, MO 64012
Cases are called in the order you check in. Check-in begins at 5:30 pm each Wednesday.
If you are appearing as a witness, please check in with the victim’s advocate
in the lobby of the Police / Municipal Court building.