West Carrollton Mayor's Court

West Carrollton Civic Center

300 East Central Avenue

West Carrollton, Ohio 45449

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West Carrollton Mayor's Court

West Carrollton is one of the largest cities in Montgomery County, Ohio. It is located in the Dayton Metropolitan area, with an approximate population of about 13,143.

The West Carrollton Mayor Court's purpose is to provide the community with a more localized and centralized judicial forum to rule on misdemeanor traffic and criminal cases.

West Carrollton Mayor's Court takes place twice a month at 4:30 p.m.

Attorney for West Carrollton Mayor's Court in Montgomery County, OH

If you or someone you know was arrested for a minor traffic offense in Montgomery County, specifically in West Carrollton, then contact an attorney to represent your interests in mayor court.

Our attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm understand how to argue and advocate in Mayor's Courts throughout Ohio, and we regularly fight for the rights of those accused of traffic violations  –especially speed trap areas.

Call (937) 356-3969 now to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you in an Ohio Mayor's Court.

Our attorneys are accessible and available, ready to meet your need. Our clients can call, text, or email. We are dedicated to providing the best possible defense.


Common Offenses in the West Carrollton City Ordinances

While mayor courts are limited in the kinds of cases it can hear, there is an abundance of minor issues that create criminal records that are tried in Ohio mayor courts. Some of the common cases include the following:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OHS § 73.03)
  • Emergency or Public Safety Vehicles at Stop Signs or Signals (OHS § 72.20)
  • Disorderly Conduct (§ 138.03)
  • Riding bicycle on right side of roadway; obedience to traffic rules; passing (OHS § 74.21)
  • Right of Way in Crosswalk (§ 74.01)
  • Sales to Intoxicated Persons (§91.03)
  • Open Container Prohibited (§ 91.07)
  • Sale to and use by Underage Persons; Securing Public Accommodations (§ 91.02)
  • Curfew for Minors (§ 142.02)

A Defendant's Resources in Blue Ash Mayor Court

While mayor's court is a lot different from the standard municipal court in Montgomery County, an alleged offender still retains his or her fundamental rights under the U.S. and Ohio Constitutions. Alleged offenders should keep in mind the following:

Right to Counsel -- Generally, offenders have the right to employ or hire an attorney. If an offender is being charged with a violation that could result in jail time, the Court must provide an attorney to represent you at no cost, upon your request.

Jury Trial -- If an individual has a right to a jury trial if, upon a guilty verdict, he or she could be subject to any jail time. If the person elects to have a jury trial, then the case will be transferred from the West Carrollton Mayor's Court to the Municipal Court, as mayor courts in Ohio are not allowed to conduct jury trials.

Appealing -- if the alleged offender is not satisfied with the outcome of the West Carrollton Mayor Court's decision, then he or she has the right to have his or her case heard by the municipal court.


West Carrollton Mayor's Court Penalties

The type of consequence that could result from a conviction in the West Carrollton Mayor court will depend on the classification of the offense charged. The penalties for misdemeanors settled in mayor's court include the following:

  • First-degree misdemeanor – punishable by up to 180 days in jail and up to $1,000 fines.
  • Second-degree misdemeanor – punishable by up to 90 days in the jail and up to $750 fines.
  • Third-degree misdemeanor – punishable by up to 60 days in jail and up to $500 fines.
  • Fourth-degree misdemeanor – punishable by up to 30 days in jail and up to $250 fines.
  • Minor misdemeanor – no jail time and up to $150 fines.

Find a Lawyer for West Carrollton Mayor's Court in Montgomery County, Ohio

If you or someone you know was arrested for a minor traffic offense or a misdemeanor criminal offense in Montgomery County, specifically in West Carrollton, then contact an attorney to represent your interests in Mayor Court.

Our attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm understand the intricacies of Mayor Courts, we regularly practice in those courts, fighting for the rights of those accused of OVI, assault, traffic offenses and other misdemeanors.

Call (937) 356-3969 now to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you in an Ohio Mayor's Court.

Our attorneys are accessible and available, ready to meet your need. Our clients can call, text, or email. We are dedicated to providing the best possible defense.

This article was last updated on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

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