This section of Your Missouri Courts website is designed to assist lawyers and members of the public find pertinent sources of law. This is not intended to be a complete list of all law applicable in Missouri; rather, it is intended merely for the convenience of the user.
The Appellate Opinions section provides, in reverse chronological order, of all the opinions issued by the Supreme Court of Missouri and the three geographic districts of the Missouri Court of Appeals. The Court Rules section takes you to the rules published by the Supreme Court of Missouri pertaining to attorneys and judges, civil and criminal practice and procedure in Missouri’s trial courts, appellate practice, and practice before certain specialized court divisions, as well as to Supreme Court operating rules. The Jury Instructions & Charges page provides information about how to find jury instructions and charges for civil and criminal cases in Missouri. The Supreme Court Library section explains its services and holdings. Additional pages will take you to other websites, outside the Missouri Judiciary, that will allow you to search the federal constitution, Missouri’s constitution, statutory law, administrative regulations and attorney general advisory opinions. The charge codes section provides links to various documents showing the codes that courts assign to criminal charges created by the general assembly. The traffic guide is a quick reference manual for the use of judges, prosecutors and attorneys involved in handling traffic cases. The Federal Cases link will redirect you to various websites of certain federal courts. Finally, the Other Legal Resources page provides links to other websites, outside the Missouri Judiciary, that we hope you will find useful.