Last Name: The Last Name field is required. Enter the Litigant's last name or the first part of the last name in the Last Name field. The name fields are not case sensitive. It doesn't matter if upper or lowercase letters are used in the fields. Example Searches:
First Name: The First Name field operates like the Last Name field, in that it is not case sensitive. Only the first letter(s) of the name need be entered to perform a search.
MI: The Middle Initial field allows only the first letter of the middle name to be entered.
Year Case Was Filed: The case filing date field requires all four digits of the year.
Case Status: This option displays for circuit specific searches.
For example, in the 4th Circuit, cases from Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties are available on Case.net. A user can choose to search cases in all of the four counties or in one of the available counties. This field is not available when searching for cases in "All Participating Courts."
Once the search criteria is entered/selected, click the Find button to execute the search. A list of cases will appear.
Petitioner/Plaintiff names or identifying information do not display on Protection Order cases in Case.net. Protection Orders cases that are dismissed do not display, only cases with judgment appear when searching on the Litigant Name Search, Filing Date Search and the Scheduled Hearings and Trials search. If the exact Case Number is known it can be entered in the Case Number Search to return case information at any time before or after the judgment is entered.
Start date of 7-day search: This field is required and allows the date to be typed in the mm/dd/yyyy format or allows the user to select the date from the calendar viewing option by clicking on the calendar icon.
Optional information that helps narrow the search is described below:
Case Type: Case types include All, Criminal, Civil, Probate, and Traffic/Municipal and Infraction.
Location: When a county is chosen, then the location block populates with the individual divisions within that county. At this point selecting a Location will further narrow the search by defining the location within a circuit where a case was filed. This field is not available when searching for cases in "All Participating Courts." All locations with in a specific county including Municipal divisions using the statewide case management system will appear in the list.
Once the search criteria is entered/selected, click on the Find button to execute the search. A list of cases will appear, click on the Case Number hyperlink to see the detailed Case Information Screens on that case.
Petitioner/Plaintiff names or identifying information do not display on Protection Order cases in Case.net. Protection Orders cases that are dismissed do not display, only cases with judgment display in the results list for the Filing Date Search.
Case Number Search
This search method is very precise and does not allow wildcard searches, such as typing only part of the number followed by an asterisk.
Note: Some cases are considered master cases because a subsequent case has been opened using the same Case ID. These subsequent cases are identified by the case number followed by a suffix, -01, -02 etc. depending on the number of sub-cases.
Effective January 1, 2012, Court Operating Rule 2 allows The Case Number Search to return protection order cases at any time before or after judgment is entered if the exact case number is entered in the search box.
Petitioner/Plaintiff names or identifying information do not display on Protection Order cases in Case.net. Protection Orders cases that are dismissed do not display.
Scheduled Hearings/Trials Search
Search for cases in: Select a specific trial court circuit.
Start Date: The date selected is the date of the Single day or the first day of the Seven day search period. This date cannot be earlier than the current date.
Search Period: Select either the Single day or Seven day option.
Search Type: Select either Search by Judge/Commissioner or Search by Attorney.
Search by Judge/Commissioner: Select the name of the Judge/Commissioner from the drop down menu.
Search by Attorney: Enter the MOBAR # (Missouri Bar No.) and select the County.
Once the search criteria is entered/selected, click on the Find button to execute the search. The results will appear in a list. Click on the Case Number hyperlink to see the detailed information on that case.
Note: Only public, future and open events will display. Open events are those that have not been continued, cancelled or held.
Note: There are exceptions to the information that will display for a specific litigant based on the type of case that is being retrieved.
Petitioner/Plaintiff names or identifying information do not display on Protection Order cases in Case.net. Protection Order cases that are dismissed do not display, only cases with judgment display on the results list of the Scheduled Hearings/Trials Search.
A judgment is the official decision or determination on issues in a court proceeding. The Judgment Index search allows a user to search on a litigant’s name to find the summary of the judgment entered against the litigant. Effective January 1, 2012, Court Operating Rule 2 allows for a public Judgment Index Search in Case.net.
Once the search criteria is entered/selected, click the Find button to execute the search. A list of cases with judgments will appear.
Judgment Index - Search Results
The search results page for the Judgment Index lists all cases where there is a judgment against the litigant searched upon.
Clicking on the Case Number link takes the user to the Case Header information and allows the user to navigate to any of the other case information pages.
Clicking on the Judgment Type link takes the user to the Civil Judgments information.
The Additional Info field can show one of three possible links at a time. When selected it takes the user to the Docket Entries Tab to view the current status of the case. The 3 possible links are:
· Scire Facias/Rev Judgment – Displays this link if an Order Scire Facias/Revival of Judgment is entered in JIS on or after the filing date of the judgment.
· Bankruptcy Discharge – Displays this link if an Order for Bankruptcy Ct Discharge Judgment is entered in JIS on or after the filing date of the judgment.
PAY BY WEB
Pay By Web allows users to search on a specific case in order to pay court costs and fees online. Credit/Debit Card and electronic check (eCheck) are the approved methods of payment that Pay By Web accepts.
Selecting the Pay By Web icon opens the Pay By Web search page to enter the Court and Case Number on which the user would like to make a payment.
If the Court and Case Number are unknown, any of the other Case.net search option are available for use After locating the correct case, access the Case Header tab and the Pay By Web icon to complete the Pay By Web search.