Joseph M. Maloney Judge
Christopher McIntyre Prosecutor
William J. Miller Public Defender
Angela M. Crane Court Clerk
Joan B. Young Magistrate
The Jacksonville Municipal Court processes all traffic and misdemeanor cases generated by the Jacksonville Police Department and the Jacksonville State University Police Department. Parking tickets issued by the City Police Department are processed through the court office. We are located in the City Hall Complex, with the courtroom at 300 Church Avenue SE and the court clerk’s office next door at 310 Church Avenue SE. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Office is closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
All attorneys hired to represent defendants in the Jacksonville Municipal Court must file Notices of Appearances and Motions for Discovery with our office.
Judicial Corrections Service (JCS)
Judicial Corrections Service (JCS) handles all fines and court costs collection for the City. JCS Probation Officer is Jennifer Freeman and her telephone number is (256) 782-1184. When the auto attendant answers, punch in “Freeman” for Jennifer. The JCS Office is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. They are located at 109 Pelham Road South (across from Regions Bank).
Every Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. (no 5th Tuesday Court)
1st & 2nd date is Arraignment
3rd date is Victim Night
4th date is Officer Trial Night
The Jacksonville Municipal Court handles misdemeanor criminal cases and city ordinance violations that occur within the city limits and police jurisdiction. If you have been arrested for a non-traffic offense, you must appear in court on your court date.
If you have an outstanding warrant, you must turn yourself in on the warrant and post the appropriate bond. If you have any questions concerning a warrant, you may contact the Jacksonville Municipal Court office at (256) 435-6960 or the Jacksonville Police Department at (256) 435-6448.
The court office cannot provide legal advice. If you have a question concerning a legal aspect of your case, you must contact an attorney.
If you are scheduled to appear in court, you must do so on the date and time assigned. Failure to do so will result in further court action. Please contact the court office at 256-435-6960 if you do not know which court date you are scheduled to appear.