Criminal

Sylvania Municipal Court

Criminal cases heard in the Sylvania  Municipal Court  are misdemeanor charges that carry a maximum penalty of twelve (12) months in jail and a maximum fine of $2,800. Criminal cases that carry a higher penalty may have a preliminary hearing in this court to determine probable cause. If probable cause is found, final disposition will be heard and determined by the Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

6700 Monroe St.
P: 419-885-8975
F: 419-885-8987
E-Mail: clerk@sylvaniacourt.com

Criminal/ Traffic Division

P: 419-885-8975 Option 1
F: 419-885-8987

Assignment Office

P: 419-885-8975 Option 2
F: 419-885-8987

Civil/ Small Claims Division

P: 419-885-8975 Option 3
F: 419-885-8987

Probation Department

P: 419-885-8975 Option 4
F: 419-885-8987

 

Hours

Criminal/Traffic Division
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
1st and 3rd Tuesday of Each Month: 8 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Other Tuesdays: 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Criminal/Traffic Cost

Effective January 1, 2014

Base Court Cost       $105
Additional charges may be added, depending on required collection of Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) reinstatement fee, late fee, service of summon, subpoenas, etc. These fees are computed at the time of conviction, since each police agency has different fees.

Public Defender Fee       $25
As of Sept. 29, 2005, Ohio law requires that all persons who request a public defender must pay the application fee.

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