Municipal Court

911 Public Safety Drive SW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Phone: (256) 435-6960

Pay Ticket Online

When paying with credit/debit card either in person, on the website, or over the phone, there is a $3.00 minimum fee or 4% convenience fee added to the cost of the payment (whichever is greater). For convenience, there is a kiosk located at the first window of the court office for use after hours. (Kiosk does not have a chip reader.)

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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Revised Temporary Court Order

Revised Order

Court Order, April 6, 2020

Court Order, May 4, 2020

Court Order, May 7, 2020

Request for Records

UTC Offense Codes


Click on icon to bond someone out of jail using credit/debit card or call 1-888-726-6301.

Court Personnel 
Jennifer Gillespie Weems – Judge
Richard A. Rhea – Prosecutor
William J. Miller – Public Defender
Angela M. Crane – Court Clerk
Renea D. Rochus – 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.

Court Sessions
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.

Criminal Cases
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.

Court Calendar

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