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Marion County Municipal Court
233 W. Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
City Hall Building, 2nd Floor
Honorable Judge Teresa L. Ballinger
Amanda Fellows, Clerk
Marion County Municipal Court oversees a great variety of cases. The Marion County Municipal Court has jurisdiction over municipal ordinances, misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters, non-traffic misdemeanors, as well as certain stages of felony offenses. The Court oversees cases from throughout Marion County and it has the authority to hear the following kinds of cases:
See a list below of cases which could be heard in Municipal Court:
In criminal misdemeanor and traffic misdemeanor cases, the Municipal Court in Marion County conducts all stages of a misdemeanor criminal or traffic proceedings including jury trial and sentencing if there is a conviction. Ohio Municipal Courts have restricted jurisdiction that allows them to only hear certain types of cases. For some types of cases, like felony offenses, only preliminarily hearings are heard in the Municipal Court.
The Judges preside over civil, criminal, and traffic cases which then conduct jury or bench trials. In jury trials, the judges interpret the law and the jury determines the factual matters. In non-jury trials, the Judges must interpret the law and determine the facts. The Judges conduct criminal arraignments and preliminary hearings on felony cases, set bond on criminal charges, issue search warrants, and can then impose sentences when a Defendant is found guilty of a traffic or criminal charge. The Judges oversee civil cases where the amount in controversy is $15,000.00 or less.
If you or a loved one reside in the following areas in Marion County we can serve you for any matter at the Marion County Municipal Court. Marion County Cities, Towns, Townships, and other locations:
Marion County Zip Codes:
After an arrest or detention for a criminal offense in Marion County, Ohio, contact an attorney who is experienced in fighting for your rights in Municipal Court.
It is important to remember that throughout this process, your rights must be protected. While our attorneys will advise you on the facts, law, and anticipated outcomes, the decisions must ultimately come from you. These rights include:
The Law Office of Brian Jones can assist you with with any felony, misdemeanor traffic offenses, and non-traffic misdemeanors heard at the Marion County Municipal Court. We will walk you through Arraignment, Discovery, Pre-Trial, Motions, Trial, Sentencing, Appeals, and other Post-Conviction options. We understand the Municipal Court and how cases are conducted, also we have a good report with the staff, judges and other attorneys. For more information (CLICK HERE).
Contact our team now (740) 363-3900 for more information about how our dedicated attorneys can serve you. Call to schedule a consultation where we will create a strategic defense plan for you.
Brian Glen Jones graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelors Degree in Politics and Government. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from the University Of Akron School Of Law. Brian has been a lifelong resident of Ohio. Brian is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.
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