St. Louis County Failure to Appear Fee Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

St. Louis County is settling a class action alleging it improperly charged defendants in municipal court a failure to appear (FTA) fee or warrant fee. The fee was the amount charged by the county for defendants who failed to appear in a municipal court case, which was normally $75.

Docket Number:


Company: St. Louis County, Missouri

Filing Deadline: January 25, 2023

Class Period: October 27, 2012 to December 4, 2020

Objection Deadline: June 30, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 30, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: August 9, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you paid an FTA or warrant fee to St. Louis County between October 27, 2012 and December 4, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The first 5,000 persons who submit a valid claim form will receive a check for $75. Those who submit valid claim forms after that will receive a check for $50. Any funds that are not claimed after six months after the final approval of the settlement will go back to the county.

Total Settlement Amount: $675,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Law Offices of Phil Horwitz, LLC
Schultz and Associates LLP

Claim Form: St. Louis County Failure to Appear Fee Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Cibulka, et al., v. St. Louis County

Settlement Website: St. Louis County Failure to Appear Fee Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Atticus Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

FTA Fee Class Action
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 64053
St. Paul, MN 55164

Tags: Court Fees, Fees Fines Penalties Etc., Unlawful Fees