Pickerington, Ohio Mayor’s Court Information
The Mayor’s Court for Pickerington, Ohio, is located at 100 Lockville Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147. To speak to the current Clerk of Courts for Pickerington Mayor’s Court call Molly Schwartz, at 614-837-3974.
It is the current standard practice of the City of Pickerington Mayor’s Court to hold hearings every Monday at 3:30 PM, unless there is a holiday. If a holiday falls on Monday, then the Pickerington Mayor’s Court will meet on Tuesday instead. The hearings are conducted at the Pickerington City Hall. The accused should make sure that they arrive early or at least on time.
The Mayor of Pickerington has appointed Kelleen R. Roth, Esq. as Magistrate of Pickerington Mayor’s Court. The prosecuting attorney for the city is Morgan M. Masters, Esq.
More in depth information about Pickerington Mayor’s Court may be found at the link below:
Pickerington Mayor’s Court is held before an appointed Magistrate, who is a licensed practicing attorney and appointed by the Mayor. The Magistrate has the power to render guilty, not guilty, or no contest verdicts and also assess penalties for any verdict of guilt. Such penalties are usually in the form of fines and/or jail time, or both.
The Mayor’s Court of Pickerington can assign the following maximum penalties for offenses if you are convicted in their Mayor’s Court:
PENALTIES: Classification of Misdemeanor Maximum term of Jail Time Maximum Fines for Mayor’s Court Pickerington, Ohio:
- First Degree (M1) 180 Days $1000.00
- Second Degree (M2) 90 Days $750.00
- Third Degree (M3) 60 Days $500.00
- Fourth Degree (M4) 30 Days $250.00
- Minor Misdemeanor (MM) No Jail Time $150.00
If for some reason the accused is not able to attend a scheduled court hearing, the accused must contact the Clerk of Court and request a continuance of the case. So long as the request is for a good cause, the Mayor’s Court Clerk will usually re-schedule a case for a later date without assessing penalties.
However, any failure to appear for Pickerington’s Mayor’s Court on the appropriate date assigned by the Court may result in the issuance of an arrest warrant and a license block sent to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV).
The Mayor’s Court of Pickerington, Ohio, is not a court of record and the mayor or magistrate cannot conduct a jury trial. While it may be of some advantage to have your case heard in Pickerington Mayor’s Court, there may be some disadvantages as well. B4DD lawyers and the legal staff at Busted4DrunkDriving.com can advise you about whether you should keep your drunk driving case in the Mayor’s Court of Pickerington, Ohio.