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Contact Information

Court Administrator
Deborah Aston
10 S. Brentwood Blvd.
314-290-8441

Municipal Court

Municipal Judge:   Peter J. Krane
Prosecuting Attorney: Darold Crotzer

Court Docket

Municipal Court convenes at 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Clayton Police Department located at 10 S. Brentwood Blvd., Clayton, Missouri 63105.  Doors the police station are opened at 5:30 p.m.  Cases are heard on a first-come, first-served basis and a sign-up sheet is placed in the lobby outside the courtroom.  Defendants may sign in by printing their name on the sign-in sheet and having a seat in the courtroom.  The bailiff will call defendants in the order they have signed in.  Payment is expected at the time of court appearance.

Attorneys call is held at 5:30 p.m. on the evening of court.

Municipal Court Operating Order

Housing Court is held on the second Thursday each month at 9:00 a.m. in the courtroom located at the Clayton Police Department, 10 S. Brentwood Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105.

Please read the Court Procedures and Rights and Dress Code documents prior to coming to court.

Municipal Court Operating Order

Paying Court Fines

Court fines may be paid by one of the following methods:
  Note: New court fines effective January 1, 2012

  1. Pay Traffic Tickets Online at https://www.ipaycourt.com/clayton.
  2. Mail payments in the form of check or money order only made payable to City of Clayton to:

      Municipal Court
      City of Clayton
      10 S. Brentwood Blvd
      Clayton, MO  63105
  3. Pay fines in person with cash, check, money order, MasterCard or Visa.  Please note that court fine payments must be received before 4:00 p.m. on the day of court.

Attorney Procedures

Entries of appearance and request for recommendation:

  1. Entries of Appearance are accepted via mail or on line at www.muniproj.com.  The municipal court does not accept entries of appearance via fax.  A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be supplied with all entries submitted by mail.
  2. Certain cases such as such as DWI, DUI, Assault, Petty larceny, Peace Disturbances, Trespassing and other ordinance violations require a mandatory court appearance for which both the attorney and the defendant must appear.
  3. Certain violations such as No Insurance, Driving While Revoked or Suspended, Driving With Expired License Plates or Driver’s License or traffic violations that involve an accident require compliance to be submitted to the Court before a recommendation will be issued.
  4. All DWI cases must be submitted to the Judge for acceptance of the prosecutor’s recommendation and the attorney and defendant must be present.

This Court does not settle questions of civil money claims between private citizens.