Question & answers from Daren Adkins, Daviess County Associate Circuit Judge
by Daren Adkins, Daviess County Associate Circuit Judge
QUESTION: How do felony criminal matters proceed through the court system in Missouri?
ANSWER: All criminal prosecutions begin with the Prosecuting Attorney filing a complaint in the Associate Division of the Circuit Court. A warrant for the defendant’s arrest may be requested at that time by the prosecutor.
If a warrant