Missouri courts can be referred to for information and other matters through the website established by the State Government, referred to as “Your Missouri Courts.” Moreover, people who are interested in Missouri court cases and the documentation produced by them can accordingly refer to another website set up by the Government of the State, Case.net, which is an Automated Case Management System for the storage and retrieval of Missouri court records.
Missouri courts records can be produced by a number of different kinds of Missouri court cases which can be tried through the State judicial system and can be heard in a number of different kinds of Missouri courts, which are described as being for the benefit of Missouri residents and others on the Your Missouri Courts website.
As such, Missouri courts are considered to comprise of three different levels for judicial institutions, having differing kinds of jurisdiction over different kinds of Missouri court cases. Missouri court records can be located which refer, in this regard, alternately to circuit Missouri courts, to the Missouri Court of Appeals, or the Missouri State Supreme Court, representing the ultimate source of authority over Missouri courts.
In addition to the circuit Missouri courts which hear civil and criminal cases, these courts also hear Missouri court cases which come in specialized categories, such as those dealing with juvenile or drug-involved defendants, with the processing of property through probate-type proceedings, and for cases which involve family and domestic relations. Missouri courts of this type are specially created on a regional basis.