Franklin County DUI/OVI


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Franklin County DUI/OVI Attorney

If you have been charged with a DUI/OVI in Franklin County, there are 21 courts in which your case can be filed. The bottom of your citation should indicate your court date and the name or address of the court. Below is a list of Franklin County courts with some important information and a link to their website.

Franklin County Municipal Court

This court is located at 375 South High Street in Columbus, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 645-8186. The Franklin County Municipal Court has 15 judges and 6 magistrates that handle misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses. They also handle some preliminary felony matters. If you have been charged in one of the Mayor’s Courts in Franklin County, you will have the option to transfer your case here. Courtroom 4C is where the misdemeanor arraignments take place for those who are not in jail. It is one of the busiest courtrooms in the country so plan on being there for a good portion of your morning.

Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

This court is located at 373 South High Street in Columbus, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 525-3600. The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas has 17 judges and 9 magistrates that handle felony criminal and traffic offenses. Arraignments are typically held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 p.m.

Bexley Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 2242 East Main Street in Bexley, Ohio just east of Downtown Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 559-4437. The Bexley Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters including first offense DUI/OVI. Court is held alternating Thursdays at 9 a.m.

Brice Mayor’s Court

The Village of Brice no longer has a mayor’s court, but they are still issuing civil criminal and traffic tickets. The fines on these tickets can be quite high. These violations can be contested by filing a written notice within 15 days. You may also request to have the case be transferred to Franklin County Municipal Court.

Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 36 South High Street in Canal Winchester, Ohio southeast of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 837-7691. The Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters.

Dublin Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 6565 Commerce Parkway in Dublin, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 410-4920. The Dublin Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters including drunk driving. Court is typically held on the second, third, and fourth Tuesdays of every month.

Gahanna Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 200 South Hamilton Road in Gahanna, Ohio east of Downtown Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 342-4080. The Gahanna Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters including first offense driving under the influence. Court is typically held every Thursday at 9 a.m.

Grandview Heights Mayor’s Court

This court is located 1016 Grandview Avenue just west of Downtown Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 481-6205. The Grandview Heights Mayor’s Court 1 magistrate and 1 Mayor that handle misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses on a rotating basis. Court is typically held the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m.

Grove City Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 3360 Park Street in Grove City, Ohio just south of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 277-1715. The Grove City Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses including first offense DUI/OVI. Court is typically held every Wednesday.

Groveport Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 655 Blacklick Street in Groveport, Ohio southeast of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 830-2043. The Groveport Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

Harrisburg Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 1092 High Street in Harrisburg, Ohio southwest of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 877-4053. The Harrisburg Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

Hilliard Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 5171 Northwest Parkway in Hilliard, Ohio just west of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 334-2348. The Hilliard Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

Marble Cliff Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 1016 Grandview Avenue in Grandview Heights, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 486-6993. The Marble Cliff Mayor’s Court shares a building with the Grandview Heights Mayor’s Court. This court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses. Court is held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 4:15 p.m.

Minerva Park Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 2829 Minerva Lake Road in Columbus, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 882-1408. The Minerva Park Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

New Albany Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 99 West Main Street in New Albany, Ohio northeast of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 855-8577. The New Albany Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

Obetz Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 4175 Alum Creek Drive in Obetz, Ohio southeast of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 491-3211. The Obetz Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses. You will want to enter the building through the Police Department entrance.

Reynoldsburg Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 7232 East Main Street in Reynoldsburg, Ohio east of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 322-6804. The Reynoldsburg Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses including operating a vehicle under the influence. Court is held every Thursday at 9 a.m.

Upper Arlington Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 3600 Tremont Road in Upper Arlington, Ohio just west of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 583-5060. The Upper Arlington Mayor’s Court has 2 magistrates that handle misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters including driving under the influence.

Valleyview Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 432 North Richardson Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 279-5630. The Valleyview Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses.

Westerville Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 21 South State Street in Westerville, Ohio northeast of Columbus. The phone number for the clerk of courts is (614) 901-6419. The Westerville Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses including first offense DUI/OVI. Due to the court’s proximity to Otterbein University, many students charged with misdemeanor violations will be scheduled to appear here. Court is held every Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Whitehall Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 360 South Yearling Road in Whitehall, Ohio east of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 338-3109. The Whitehall Mayor’s Court has 1 magistrate that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses including first offense driving under the influence. Court is held every Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Worthington Mayor’s Court

This court is located at 6550 North High Street in Worthington, Ohio just north of Columbus. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 786-7351. The Worthington Mayor’s Court has 1 Mayor that handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses including first offense DUI/OVI. Court is typically held every Tuesday at 6 p.m.