Civil Division Image

Civil Division

Civil Law deals with disputes between parties or negligent acts that cause harm to others.

Criminal Law Logo

Criminal Division

Criminal law deals with acts of intentional harm to individuals but which, in a large sense, are offenses against us all.

Programs/Services Logo


Check out the many programs/services our office handles and provides to our citizens of Missouri.



Press Releases

  • Attorney General Schmitt Files Suit Against Boone County Fencing Contractor for Violations of Missouri Consumer Protection Laws

    May 25, 2022, 15:26 PM by AG Schmitt
    Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his Office filed a civil action against Joseph Murray, doing business as “Affordable Fence,” for unlawful business practices.
    Full story
  • Missouri Attorney General Statement on Obtaining Preliminary Injunction in Title 42 Case

    May 20, 2022, 16:52 PM by AG Schmitt
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This afternoon, the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana granted Missouri and 23 other states’ request for preliminary injunction in their lawsuit against the Biden Administration over their planned cancellation of Title 42. Because of this preliminary injunction, Title 42 will remain in place. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt released the following statement:
    Full story
  • Missouri Attorney General Files Suit Against Six School Districts for Reimposing Mask Mandates on Schoolchildren

    May 19, 2022, 16:35 PM by AG Schmitt
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed lawsuits against six school districts (Special School District of St. Louis, Maplewood Richmond Heights, Clayton, Ladue, Webster Groves, and Mehlville) for reimposing their mask mandates on school-age children. The lawsuits argue that the school districts, through arbitrarily set “triggers,” reimplemented their mask mandates. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office previously sued a number of school districts across the state for imposing mask mandates, all of whom have dropped those mandates. Now, as schools are reimplementing forced masking, the Attorney General’s Office is again taking legal action to empower parents and protect Missouri’s children.
    Full story