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Fairfield County Court Contact Information
136 West Main Street
Post Office Box 2390
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Visit the Official Website for the Fairfield County Municipal Court HERE
Fairfield County is located in Columbus, Ohio. According to the United States Census Bureau, Fairfield
The Fairfield County Municipal Court has jurisdiction over municipal ordinances, misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters, non-traffic misdemeanors as well as certain stages of felony offenses.
Specifically, with misdemeanor and criminal traffic misdemeanor cases, the Fairfield County Municipal Court maintains jurisdiction throughout all stages of the proceedings including jury selection, trial, and sentencing if there is a conviction.
Interestingly enough, not all of the cases heard in Fairfield Count Municipal Court began in Fairfield County. Some of them began in other mayors' courts around the County.
If the person is charged with a criminal offense in Mayor's Court, that person, through their criminal defense attorney, can opt to have the case transferred to municipal court for a jury trial or evidentiary hearing.
Appeals from the Mayor's court are also heard in the Fairfield County Municipal Court.
Ohio Municipal Courts have restricted jurisdiction that only allows them to hear certain types of cases. For cases like felony offenses, Fairfield County Municipal Court would only have jurisdiction over the preliminarily hearing.
After an arrest or detention for a criminal offense in Fairfield County, Ohio, contact an attorney experienced in fighting cases in Municipal Court of throughout the various Mayor's Courts surrounding the county.
The attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm represent clients charged with a range of felony, misdemeanor traffic offenses, non-traffic misdemeanors, and traffic violations.
Contact Joslyn Law Firm now for more information about how our experienced lawyer can help. Call (614) 444-1900 to schedule a no obligations consultation.
The cases heard in the Municipal Court in Fairfield County include criminal accusations relating to property and environment.
The court handles traffic offenses and non-traffic misdemeanors such as:
OTHER CASES INCLUDE
The potential outcomes that may follow a conviction in Fairfield County Municipal Court will depend on how the underlying offense is classified.
The punishment for misdemeanor criminal violations are listed here.
Have you or someone you know been arrested in Fairfield County, Ohio, by an officer with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Department? If you are schedule to appear at a hearing at the Fairfield County Municipal Court, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Joslyn Law Firm.
The attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm have handled multiple cases in municipal court hearings throughout Fairfield County, OH, and the entire Greater Columbus area.
We also accept cases in the surrounding counties of Morrow County, Marion County, Licking County, Franklin County, Union County, and Knox County.
If you or someone you know is facing a criminal prosecution in Fairfield County Municipal Court, then contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Contact (614) 444-1900 for more information and to set up a free consultation with one of the attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm.
This article was last updated on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.