Municipal Court

Independence Youth Court

(816) 325-7750 or (816) 325-7107

  • Court dates are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, except where noted.
  • Court sessions begin at 5:00 PM and end when the dockets are completed which could be an anytime between 7:00 and 9:30 PM
  • On occasion a date may be changed or cancelled due to usage of the courtroom, holidays, etc. If there are questions about a date, please call the Youth Court office to confirm.
  • Bring completed application with you to the first night of training.

2019 Court Schedule

Sign in for attorneys: 5:10 PM


Thursday, January 10, 2019

Arts and Life Skills program has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 26, 2019 due impending inclement weather.  Same location and time.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Thursday, May 31, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019 CANCELLED

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2019 Attorney Training Schedule

Check in for training: 5:15 PM

Check back in the Fall
5:15 PM to 8:00 PM
5:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Bar exam
Monday, November 25, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Graduation ceremony at Fort Osage High School
Attorney arrive at 6:00 PM
Guests for the graduation ceremony should not arrive before 6:50. Seating will not be available until 7:00.

Youth Court Attorneys: Check regularly with office personnel to verify court dates. On occasion, dates change or are canceled.


City Hall
Municipal Court Chambers
111 E. Maple



For Youth Court purposes, “courtroom attire” is dress slacks (Not White, Khaki or Jeans). A dress shirt and tie for boys (suit jacket always looks nice), and for girls a dress shirt or blouse, (blouse should not be too short, tight or revealing). A sweater or jacket for girls is nice as well. A sweater is acceptable if it is at least 4 inches below the waist. Should attire not be acceptable you may be sent home to change, or not allowed to participate that night.

Printable Youth Court Application Form

Note: To view the application form online,
you may need to download the Acrobat Reader.