ST. CHARLES COUNTY October 2007 Update
  • The Joint Pro Se Implementation Commission launched www.selfrepresent.mo.gov September 10, 2007. The site is still considered to be under development.
  • The site also is accessible from the Judicial Home page by clicking on “Representing Yourself” located in the Quick Links box.
  • The site provides users with educational resources about the Missouri court system, information about what circuit clerks and other court staff can or cannot assist with, the pro se process, legal terminology, and the process for filing for dissolution of marriage.
  • A self assessment tool created to help the user identify his or her strengths and weaknesses, which might factor into the decision to proceed with representing yourself, is provided within the site.
  • After a user has reviewed all of the above mentioned educational resources, he or she may proceed to the forms needed to file for a dissolution of marriage. The following forms are available from the site in one forms package:
        • Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
        • Statement of Income and Expense
        • Statement of Property and Debt and Proposed Separation Agreement
        • Missouri Department of Health Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage
        • Family Court Filing Certificate
        • Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage
        • Parenting Plan
        • Answer to Petitioner’s Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
  • Resources are available from the site for people who need assistance with adult abuse or domestic violence issues.
  • An evaluation is included in the Web site to provide feedback to the Commission about the effectiveness of the site.
  • Filing fee for Dissolution of Marriage $125.00 in ST. CHARLES COUNTY – cash, cashier’s check or money order.
  • You MUST file a “Certificate of Completion of Statewide Litigant Awareness Program” at the time of filing of your petition.  The Program is available on the Self Represent website.
You MUST complete a Mandatory “Children First” class.  Approved courses for St. Charles County:

CHILDREN COME FIRST
Mid Missouri Court Services
213 Fox Hill Rd.,  St. Charles  MO 63301
636-949-2227

 

CHILDREN FIRST, Crider Mental Health
1032 Crosswinds Ct., Wentzville, MO  63385
636-332-5116
or
COMMERCE BANK; LOWER LEVEL
1101 First Capitol Dr., St. Charles MO 63301
http//www.cridercenter.org/crider_kids.html

 

FOCUS ON CHILDREN,
Comprehensive Mental Health
200 South Kingshighway
St. Charles MO 63301
636-949-2650

 

FOCUS ON KIDS
University of Missouri Extension
260 Brown Rd.
St. Peters MO 63376
636-970-3000

 

KIDS IN THE MIDDLE
Co-Parenting Education Class
2650 South Hanley, Suite 150
Maplewood Mo 63144
St. Charles MO 63304
314-909-9922

 

KIDS & COMMUNITY LLC
820 South Main
St. Charles MO 63301
636-627-7974