Probation Department

Sylvania  Municipal Court

The Sylvania  Municipal Court Probation Department consists of one chief probation officer, one probation officer and five full-time deputy clerks.

Second Floor
6700 Monroe St.
P: 419-885-8975 Option 4
F: 419-885-5724
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

The Probation Department is responsible for conducting pre-sentence investigation reports as ordered by the court. It also supervises and monitors any order of the court, which may include the following: alcohol/drug treatment, AA meetings, drug testing, community service, restitution and psychological counseling.

A $20 fee will be assessed to reschedule any condition of probation.

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

The defendant is required to complete 16-24 intensive group sessions directly relating to domestic violence. The group is conducted at the Sylvania  Municipal Court  on Monday evenings. Click here for a list of domestic violence programs not offered by the court.

Compass Alternative Education Program:

The defendant is required to complete two 2½ hour sessions. The sessions cover the following: self image, goal setting, anger, criminal thinking errors, and substance abuse.

Driver Intervention Programs

Driver intervention programs include: Compass, Behavioral Connections, New Concepts, Northwest Beacon Counseling, Talbot Services, Safety Council of NW Ohio and C.A.N. Program.  These programs have been certified by the State of Ohio. They have been developed as an alternative to 72 consecutive hours of incarceration for first time driving under the influence offenders.

Compass, Behavioral Connections, Talbot Services and Northwest Beacon Counseling also offer a 6 day driver intervention program. This program is an alternative to 144 consecutive hours of incarceration where ordered by the court.

Alcohol/Drug/Psychological Counseling

The Probation Department furnishes a list of qualified agencies who can provide an assessment and recommendation for those ordered to alcohol, drug or psychological counseling. Click HERE for a list of agencies.

Community Service

In appropriate cases, defendants are sentenced to perform hours of service as ordered by the court, as an alternative to jail. The Probation Department currently assigns defendants to eleven different nonprofit agencies.

Other Agency Lists:

Anger Management Agency List

Alcohol & Drug Education Agency List

Parenting Class Agency List

You may contact the Probation Department from 8:00am until 4:15pm. Monday – Friday at (419) 885-8975 option 4 or by email at probation@sylvaniacourt.com. The Probation Department is located on the second flooor of the Sylvania  Municipal Court .

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