Municipal Court

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Sikeston Municipal Court requires everyone who attends court to wear a face mask or face covering.

Cindy Sturgeon-Harrell - Court Clerk
Melody Gardner - Deputy Court Clerk
Franklin Marshall - Municipal Judge
Ryan "Kye" Lawrence - Prosecuting Attorney

Business Office Location (8 A.M.-5 P.M. Monday-Thursday; 8 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Friday):
City Hall
105 E. Center St. 
Sikeston, MO  63801                                                                                       
Phone: (573) 475-3705                                                                                     
Fax: (573) 471-1526                                                                        


Court Location (Thursdays Only, 3:00 P.M.):
131 North New Madrid
Sikeston, MO  63801

**Court is held twice a month onThursday evenings at 3:00 P.M.**

Sikeston Municipal Court has jurisdiction only over cases that occur within the boundaries of the City.  The Municipal Court in Sikeston is considered a court of limited jurisdiction, having responsibility for motor vehicle and parking tickets, minor criminal-type offenses (for example, simple assault), and municipal ordinance offenses such as noise ordinance or building code violations.  Most fines can be paid at the Municipal Court window at City Hall from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday; 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, with the exception on Thursday court days when the court window closes at 1:00 p.m. 


Online payments can be made on some traffic citations by using the following link -  Payments must be made by the Monday prior to your court date on payable citations in order to not appear.  A transaction payment fee will be added to all debit/credit card transactions:
     $0.00 - $50.00 = $2.00
     $50.00 & up = 4.0%

If you have any questions regarding your fine, please call 475-3705

If you have been charged with an ordinance violation, at the initial proceedings, you shall be informed of the ordinance violation(s) with which you are charged.  You have the right to:
   *Retain counsel
   *Request the appointment of counsel IF you are indigent AND there is a possibility of a jail sentence
   *Remain silent