Division of St. Louis County
21st Circuit Court
Judge: Honorable A. Gentry Smith
Prosecuting Attorney: John Bouhasin
of Operation: Monday through
Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Number: (314) 647-8634 Extension 5
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Court convenes at 6:30 p.m. on
the second Wednesdays for traffic, and the third Wednesdays for payments other municipal charges in the
located on the main floor, at
4400 Shrewsbury Avenue
Doors to the Court
Chambers are opened at 5:30 p.m. Cases are heard first-come, first-serve. Payment is expected at the time of court appearance
unless otherwise ordered by the Judge.
call is held between 5:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. on the evening of court.
Your Rights in Court
fines may be paid by one of the following methods:
Pay Traffic Tickets online or by telephone at 1-800-444-1187.
2. Pay Traffic Tickets
3. Mail payments in the form of check, money order or
cashier’s check made payable to the following
4400 Shrewsbury Avenue
Shrewsbury, Missouri 63119
4. Pay fines in person with cash, check, money order,
cashier’s check, MasterCard or Visa with a $4.00 convenience fee. Please note that court fine
payments must be received before 4:00 p.m. on the day of court.
- Entries of appearance and
request for recommendation: Entries of Appearance are
accepted via mail, a self –addressed, stamped envelope MUST
be supplied with all entries, fax (314-647-0019) or on line
The municipal court will not accept request for
recommendations, this must be separate and addressed to the
attention for the Prosecuting Attorney's Office of
- Request for discovery must be
in writing and will be processed on receipt.
- Certain cases such as such as
DWI, DUI, Assault, Petty Larceny, Peace Disturbances,
Trespassing, No Proof of Insurance and other ordinance
violations require a mandatory court appearance for which
both the attorney and the defendant must appear.
- Certain violations require
compliance such as No Proof of Insurance, Driving While
Revoked or Suspended, Driving with Expired License Plates or
Driver’s License or traffic violations that involve an
accident, these violations MUST be presented to the
Judge unless represented by an attorney.
- All DWI cases must be
submitted to the Judge for acceptance of the prosecutor’s
recommendation and the attorney and defendant must be
This Court does not handle
questions of civil money claims between private citizens.