911 Public Safety Drive SW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Phone: (256) 435-6960
Pay Ticket Online
When paying online with debit/credit card, there is a convenience fee of 7%.
When paying in person with debit/credit card at the Court Office, there is a 3.5% convenience fee. (Credit card machine does have a chip reader or the card may still be swiped.) Other forms of payments accepted: cash, money order or cashier’s check.
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 Public Safety Complex behind Walmart. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED!
Jennifer Gillespie Weems – Judge
Richard A. Rhea – Prosecutor
William J. Miller – Public Defender
Angela M. Crane – Court Clerk
Joan B. Young – Magistrate
Sam Sampson – Bailiff
All attorneys hired to represent defendants in the Jacksonville Municipal Court must file Notices of Appearances and Motions for Discovery with our office.
Every Tuesday beginning at 1:00 p.m. (no 5th Tuesday Court)
1st date is Misdemeanor Arraignment
2nd date is Traffic/Payment Court
3rd date is Deferred/Payment Court
4th date is Officer Trial Morning* Note See Exception
*Exception: 4th date Officer Trial Morning begins at 8:00 a.m.
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.
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