Section 15-17 Trial de novo.

    In any case tried before the municipal judge, except where there has been a plea of guilty or the case has been tried with a jury, the defendant shall have a right to trial de novo before a circuit judge or upon assignment before an associate circuit judge. An application for a trial de novo shall be filed within ten (10) days after judgment and shall be filed in such form and perfected in such manner as provided by supreme court rule.

(Code 1964, § 7.140)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.200(2).