Clever City Court

Court Dates

Municipal Court is held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. If a court date falls on a Federally observed holiday, court is typically rescheduled for the following Friday. Please contact City Hall for questions about court dates.

Online Fine Payment Portal

Many tickets may be paid online through our secure payment portal. Please note that administrative court costs will be assessed in addition to the fines. Please contact Clever City Hall at 417-743-2544 to obtain the total amount of your fine plus court costs if you wish to pay online. Once you have obtained your total cost, you can pay your fine through the Fine Payment Portal

All other forms of payments are to be delivered in person or mailed to:

City of Clever

PO Box 52

Clever, MO 65631

Money orders and checks are required to be payable to "Clever Municipal Court"

General Information

Prosecutor conferences are held the day and time of court

Litigants should be aware that the court may or may not begin promptly on time. The Judge may have other important matters to tend to that must be completed before he takes a seat at the bench.  Defendants with an attorney present are taken at the top of the docket so that they may leave for appearance in other courts.


The City of Clever has provided the following Fine Schedule for you to use as a reference to determine the expected cost of an infraction.