St. Louis County Courts

Attorney Information - Announcements

News....

*NEW:  Effective October 1, 2017 - NOTICE TO ADOPTION FILERS - Family Court Administrative Judge

See the FAMILY COURT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE ORDER NO. 158. This is an Administrative Order governing implementation and operation of mediation and parenting coordination programs.

Also, please review the FAMILY COURT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE ORDER NO. 40A that was amended August 1, 2017. This addresses the Parent Education Program.


Attorneys may now request hearings online!  Judge Sandra Farragut - Hemphill, Div. 3 is the pilot for the court's new electronic scheduling calendar.  Attorneys may schedule, cancel, and re-schedule a hearing request all at the click of a button.  After requesting a hearing, you can immediately eFile your case by clicking the link provided.  You may also add your requested hearing date to your own calendar within your confirmation e-mail.

Schedule your hearing online by clicking 'About the Court' - go to 'Our Judges' and scroll through to select the Divisions that are now online - Div. 3, Div. 13, Div. 33, Div. 35 & Div. 43.

    

     

NOTICE TO ATTORNEY
     In the Circuit Court of St. Louis County

Effective April 1, 2016, please note that requests for garnishments filed using an old version of the garnishment form, will be returned to the filer. Significant changes were made to the garnishment form and approved by the State Judicial Records Committee.

A current version of the form can be found by visiting http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=650 and locating form CV 92.

In addition, interrogatories to garnishee were also updated and approved by the State Judicial Records Committee.

A current version of the form can be found by visiting http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=650 and locating
form CV 110.

Joan M. Gilmer
Circuit Clerk
3/2016



Please see the new eFiling web page where you can register and create an account to start eFiling! There are also procedural guidelines on Associate Civil and Probate matters. See reasons why an eFiled document can be returned or held by the St. Louis County Circuit Clerk's office. These examples will tell you how to get your eFile documents processed through the system without delay.

Wireless network access is available in the Court Building and the Family Court Center. Please read the Attorney User Agreement for WiFi (see the link on the right) before logging on. Call the Court Building IT help desk at (314)615-3263 or the Family Court Center IT help desk at (314)615-4440 for the password or any questions that you may have.

Our goal continues to be to provide you with the quality of service and timely justice that you have come to rely on from the 21st Judicial Circuit.

Please visit the Court Announcement page for the latest Court news (e.g. Court schedules (holidays, individual docket changes), notices to attorneys, administrative orders).

The St. Louis County Circuit Court Rules Of Court are available by clicking here.

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Case Information....
Case information is now available online. Visit CaseNet for current case information.

Forms....

Need a probate form fast? Visit our forms page. Over 30 probate forms are currently available as well as the Circuit Civil/Equity Cover Sheet and the Family Court Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage (also known as the Vital Statistics form).

Attorney Address Changes....

It is important to stay current with the St. Louis County Circuit Court by keeping your address up to date. This will assist in getting your notices to you on a timely basis. When you submit a change of address to our Probate Court, Family Court, Criminal/Traffic Department or Civil Department, the address will be changed for all areas at the same time. If your address does change, please notify the Court of the change using one of the methods noted below.

  • By fax (314-615-7650) - The request must be on office/firm letterhead, include an authorized signature and contain your Missouri Bar number
  • By mail - Again the request must be on office/firm letterhead, include an authorized signature and contain your Missouri Bar number
  • In person - You may appear in person at the Circuit Clerk's Office, 6th Floor, Courts Building, go to the Computer Room. You must show ID and provide your Missouri Bar number.
 
Address changes by telephone not be accepted.