St Louis, MO asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: I got a ticket in March of 2023 in Saint Louis County. I have looked everyday since and nothing pops up.

I have had two cops tell me it should have been in the system after 10 days and the cop probably decided to not file it. I don’t want a warrant. I just want to pay and move on.

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Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Eureka, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: There is nothing you can do until the ticket is filed on Casenet.

After the ticket is issued, it goes to the Prosecutor for approval, then it goes to the court clerk to be filed on Casenet. It is possible that a ticket might get lost or the Prosecutor might decide not to file it, but that is pretty rare.

In St. Louis County CIrcuit Court, it is very unusual for a ticket to be filed on Casenet within 10 days. It is not unusual for it to take 2-3 months (or more) for a ticket to be filed. If an accident was involved, it can take even longer.

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