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Forsyth Missouri

Municipal Court

Municipal court happens on the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Forsyth Municipal Building.  

List of upcoming court dates

The office of the court clerk is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 4 pm.  Payments are accepted by cash, check, or money order.

Physical Address:    15405 US Hwy 160

Mailing Address:     PO Box 545, Forsyth, MO  65653

Phone:  417.546.4763          Fax:    417 546-2052

Email: cityofforsyth@mchsi.com

Municipal Judge

Michael E. Merrell

Court Administrator

Angela D. Leist, CCA

What are my rights in Municipal Court?

This helpful brochure from the Missouri Supreme Court explains the process

Do I have court this month?

Search the docket here.

Violations Bureau Fine Schedule

The tickets that can be paid without a court appearance are listed along with the total fines and costs.

Violations Bureau Fines

Payments may be made in person, left in the night drop, or mailed to PO Box 545, Forsyth, MO  65653.  Please include the yellow copy of the ticket with your signature on the back.

Please note that payment is a plea of guilty to the charge and points may be assessable on moving traffic violations by the Department of Revenue against your driver’s license.

Due to COVID-19, court attendees will be required to wear face coverings, practice social distancing, and use the text check-in process to enter the court building.  Please read notice at door for more information.