County Court

County Court

Monroe County Court
101 N. Main St. Room 12
Woodsfield, Ohio 43793
(740) 472-5181 Telephone
(740) 472-2526 Fax
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Judge Jason A. Yoss

Hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed on Federal Holidays
countycourt@monroecountyohio.com



Court Jurisdiction:
The territorial jurisdiction of the Monroe County Court includes all of Monroe County. The court consists of the criminal division and the civil division. The criminal division handles traffic cases and all misdemeanor criminal cases. The civil division handles complaints up to $15,000.00, small claims up to $3,000.00 and eviction cases.

MAKE PAYMENTS ONLINE (Court Fines and Costs, Probation Fees)
New Link will be activated in the next 24hrs 11/16/2016

Fines

1.  If you wish to pay with credit/debit card CLICK HERE. CLICK HERE. 

2.    Include your ticket and/or slip provided to you from the issuing officer and mail a money order or cashier's check for the exact amount made payable to Monroe County Court. If you want to receive a receipt, you must send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment. *You may send a personal check only if you live in Monroe County or your financial institution is located in Monroe County.

In Person:

You may pay by cash (exact change required) during regular business hours.

You must provide proof of insurance, if not marked on your ticket as provided, when paying by mail or in person. If you fail to provide proof of insurance, it will be reported to the BMV and the BMV will contact you.

IF YOU WISH TO APPEAR, you may enter a plea of Guilty, No Contest, or Not Guilty.

A plea of Guilty or No Contest will result in immediate sentencing with a fine and court costs. If you plead Not Guilty, you case will be set for trial to the Court.

If you cannot pay at the time of your plea, the court will grant you additional time by executing a Pay or Appear Agreement, which will have a payment due date. If you fail to pay by that date and have not requested an extension, your license will be suspended until payment is received.

If citation was issued by the State Highway Patrol
BOND SCHEDULE    effective 10/16/09

MPH        55 MPH       TOTAL

1-5         56-60              $ 97.00
6               61                 $ 99.00
7               62                 $ 101.00
8               63                 $ 103.00
9               64                 $ 105.00
10             65                 $ 107.00
11              66                 $ 109.00
12             67                 $ 111.00     
13             68                 $ 113.00
14             69                 $ 115.00
15             70                 $ 117.00
16             71                  $ 119.00
17             72                 $ 121.00
18             73                 $ 123.00
19             74                 $ 125.00
20            75                 $ 127.00

*$2.00 each mile over thereafter

SECOND OFFENSE  Add  $25.00

THIRD OFFENSE   Must Appear

*50 mph zone   add $10.00

*45 mph zone   add $20.00

*40 mph zone   add $30.00

*35 mph zone   add $40.00

SEAT BELT  DRIVER $73.00

SEAT BELT PASS.      $63.00

NO CHILD RESTRAINT $78.00

All traffic, non-moving violations bond $112.00,

Except seat belt    see print-out

 


If citation was issued by local Sheriff's Dept.
BOND SCHEDULE   effective 10/16/09

MPH        55 MPH       TOTAL

1-5         56-60            $ 102.00
6              61                $ 104.00

7              62                $ 106.00
8              63                $ 108.00
9              64                $ 110.00
10            65                $ 112.00
11             66                $ 114.00         
12            67                $ 116.00
13            68                $ 118.00
14            69                $ 120.00
15            70                $ 122.00
16            71                $ 124.00
17            72                $ 126.00
18            73                $ 128.00
19            74                $ 130.00
20          75                $ 132.00

*$2.00 each mile over thereafter

 

SECOND OFFENSE  Add  $25.00

THIRD OFFENSE   Must Appear

SEAT BELT  DRIVER         $78.00

SEAT BELT PASS.              $68.00

NO CHILD RESTRAINT    $83.00

All traffic non-moving violations, except seat belt

Bond: $117.00   See print-out








 

ALL TRAFFIC TICKETS 30 DAYS PAST DUE DATE WILL BE TURNED IN FOR LICENSE SUSPENSION, UNLESS YOU APPEAR IN COURT ON YOUR ARRAIGNMENT DATE AND MAKE OTHER ARRANGMENTS WITH THE JUDGE.

MUST APPEAR OFFENSES

Traffic Rule 13(B) violations are must appear offenses and include:

Indictable offenses                                       O.M.V.I. (Operating a Motor Vehicle under Influence)

Leaving the scene                                         Driving under suspension, revocation or cancellation

No operator's license                                    Third moving violation within 12 months

Failure to stop for a school bus                     Drag Racing

Willfully fleeing and eluding a police officer   Misuse of non-commercial plates

Violators under any traffic section must provide proof of insurance (ORC 4509.101)