Platte County: Traffic Court Information

Platte County will amend your speeding ticket to a Defective Equipment.

Map to Platte County: Traffic Court Information

Court Information
415 3rd St.
Platte City MO 64079-3392
(816) 858-2232
Platte County: Traffic Court Information Website


General Information

Platte County Associate Circuit Court handles all traffic tickets issued by the Missouri Highway Patrol in Platte County and the Platte County Sheriff’s Department.

The Prosecutor will amend your ticket to a Defective Equipment.  A Defective Equipment is a non-moving violation and will not be on your record.  This ticket will not be reported to the Department of Revenue.  Most speeding tickets in Platte County do not require an appearance.


I charge a flat fee for speeding tickets in Platte County between $425 and $500 depending on the circumstances.

General Platte County Information

There are 90,000 people in Platte County.  Platte County consistently ranks in the top 5 places to raise children according to Kids Count (a national and state-by-state effort to track the well being of children in the United States).  Platte County considers education one of it’s best assets.  All Platte County Public School Districts have achieved the state’s designation “Accredited with Distinction” – the only county in Missouri with that bragging right!

Platte County is located on the western border of Missouri and is one of fourteen counties in the Kansas City, MO-KS metropolitan statistical area (MSA).   Approximately 20% of Platte County’s 421 square miles fall within the Kansas City MSA. The Missouri River is on the County’s western and southern borders. Platte County offers many features attractive to business with regards to affordability, accessibility, quality of life and many other factors.   Platte County is home to the Kansas City International Airport which was voted “most user-friendly airport and the best friend of the environment” by the World Travel Award Committee, and is located 20 miles from downtown Kansas City.