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Court Rules: Federal and Missouri: Missouri Local Rules

descriptions, locations and links to the most important resources for the rules guiding Federal and Missouri State Court proceedings

Missouri Circuit Court Rules - Overview

Missouri Supreme Court Operating Rule 6 sets out Model Local Court Rules which "are for informational purposes only and are not mandatory" (Supreme Court Operating Rule 6.04).  6.05 states in part "All local circuit court rules shall be approved both by the presiding circuit judge and a majority of the circuit court, en banc, consisting of all circuit and associate circuit judges of the circuit."

Missouri Circuit Court Rules in Print - Locations

West's Missouri Court Rules Volume III - Circuit.   St. Paul, Minn.:  West Pub. Co., Reserve Room, with the other volumes in this set, near other sets of rules.  

Online Missouri Appellate Court Rules

Missouri Courts of Appeals

Court of Appeals – Eastern District

Court of Appeals – Southern District

Court of Appeals – Western District

LexisAdvance:   Browse Sources --> Search for Missouri State & Federal Court Rules  (see Supreme Court Rules...requires LexisNexis password

WestlawNext: (Vernon's Annotated Missouri Rules - requires Westlaw Password)

Online Missouri Circuit Court Rules

Missouri Circuit Courts

Find local rules for Missouri circuit courts.

13th Judicial Circuit (Boone County)

LexisAdvance:   Missouri State & Federal Court Rules  (requires LexisNexis password

WestlawNext: Vernon's Annotated Missouri Rules  (requires Westlaw Password)