Judge: Dennis Chassaniol II
Court Administrator: Tamie Wood Office # 636-755-5333
Prosecutor: Jeff Sandcork
PA Assistant: Carmen Breckenridge Office # 636-755-5302
Court Phone: 636-755-5333 Fax: 636-625-0077
The City of Dardenne Prairie Municipal Court is a Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of the State of Missouri.
Cases in the City of Dardenne Prairie Municipal Court involve alleged violations of City ordinances.
If you signed a citation in front of an officer, you did not plead guilty, but only signed a promise to appear in court on your appearance date.
You have been summoned to come to court on the date shown on your ticket.
You may plead not guilty by coming to court and a trial will be set.
You may plead guilty by mail or by coming to the City of Dardenne Prairie Municipal Court to pay your fine.
If you plead guilty, you will be given a new date to pay if you can’t pay the day of court.
If you want to plead guilty but you don’t have the funds to pay your ticket, you must still come to court. You will not be arrested for not having money to pay.
If you are indigent, you may be required to complete documentation to be determined by the court as evidence of your financial status and as an aid to the court in assessing fines, costs and setting of a payment plan.
If you do not come to court when summoned to do so, you are subject to a warrant being issued for your arrest.
If you would like to seek the services of an attorney, please do so before your appearance date. If you do not seek the services of an attorney until your court appearance, the Judge will allow additional time to do so.
Municipal Court is generally held the 4th Wednesday of the month.
(Check the events calendar for specific dates.)
Fines may be paid by mail, in person at City Hall (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am- 4:30 pm. The Friday after Court the court office closes at noon.) or after hours at the drop box on the north side of the building. If you would like a paid receipt, include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment.
We accept: Cash, cashiers checks and money order.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS
You may also pay online through: www.trafficpayment.com.
All moving violations are reported to the Department of Revenue and may be subject to point assessments.
YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT IF:
You are 17 years old or younger ( a parent or guardian must be present )
Speeding 25 or more over the posted limit
You have had two (2) or more prior charges in Dardenne Prairie
For Housing Code Violations
For Traffic cases involving an accident
Police, Fire or Medical Emergency dial 911
Police, non-emergency 636-949-3000 ext 1