Municipal Court Services

The Liberty Municipal Court handles all traffic and City ordinance violations written by the Liberty Police, Animal Control and Code Enforcement departments. The Municipal Court is located in Liberty City Hall, 101 E Kansas, Liberty, Missouri, 64068. For more information, call 816-439-4430.

Mission
Liberty Municipal Court is committed to professionally serving the citizens of Liberty by administering justice in a fair, efficient, and respectful manner, so as to enhance the public trust and confidence in the court system.

Court Officials
Judge: Tom Capps
City Prosecutor: Tom McGiffin
Associate City Prosecutor: Mary Margaret Parrish

Continuance Information
One continuance per defendant may be granted without a court appearance. No continuances will be granted on traffic accident cases. To receive a continuance you must contact the court at 816-439-4430.

Payment Methods
Cash, checks, Mastercard and Visa are accepted as methods of payment. A check or money order should be made payable to the City of Liberty. Online payments can be made for most minor traffic violations without having to appear in court

Subpoenas
A subpoena is a legal order to appear in court at a specific date and time. Subpoenas are only issued when a defendant pleads not guilty and wishes to have a trial. The court may issue subpoenas to complainants, witnesses, and victims at least 5 days before the defendant’s court date.