The Circleville Municipal Court
151 East Franklin Street
P.O. Box 128
Circleville, Ohio 43113
(740)474-3171

OPEN MONDAY through FRIDAY: 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.

SCHEDULE FOR CASES

MONDAY

Arraignments - Traffic/Criminal
Pretrials (Prosecutor required)
Court Trials (Prosecutor required)

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TUESDAY

Arraignments - Traffic/Criminal
Jury Trials - Traffic/Criminal/Civil or
Criminal/Traffic Court Trials and Pretrials (Prosecutor required)

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Arraignments - Traffic/Criminal/OMVI
DUI sentencing
Court Trials/Pretrials (Prosecutor required)

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY

Arraignments - Traffic/Criminal
Pretrials (Prosecutor required)
Court Trials/Pretrials

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY

Arraignments - Traffic/Criminal
Program returns or
Court Trials (when no program returns) or
Pretrials (Prosecutor required) and
Small Claims/Civil (Basement)
Civil

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Driving Privilege Hearings

Wednesday, Thursday after 9:30 a.m.

12 Point Appeals (BMV)

Wednesday, Thursday after 9:30 a.m.

Reviews from Jail

Wednesday, Thursday after 9:30 a.m.

Pay or Appears

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday after 8:30 a.m.

Preliminary Hearings

Any day available within time limit

Civil hearings (except for jury trials) should be scheduled on Fridays if at all possible.

TIME REQUIREMENTS (APPROXIMATE) FOR CASES

Motion Hearing

30 minutes

Preliminary Hearing

30 minutes

Court Trial

30 minutes

Pretrial

15 minutes

Civil Pretrial

15 minutes

Civil Trial

Time required by Counsel

Program returns

6 minutes each (20 per day)

CIRCLEVILLE MUNICIPAL COURT HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

2017 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

JANUARY 2

NEW YEAR’S DAY

CLOSED

JANUARY 16

MARTIN LUTHER KING

CLOSED

JANUARY 20

MOCK TRIAL

CLOSED**

FEBRUARY 20

PRESIDENT'S DAY

CLOSED

APRIL 14

GOOD FRIDAY

CLOSE AT NOON

MAY 29

MEMORIAL DAY

CLOSED

JULY 4

FOURTH OF JULY

CLOSED

SEPTEMBER 4

LABOR DAY

CLOSED

OCTOBER 9

COLUMBUS DAY

CLOSED

OCTOBER 18

PUMPKIN SHOW

CLOSE AT NOON

OCTOBER 19

PUMPKIN SHOW

CLOSE AT NOON

OCTOBER 20

PUMPKIN SHOW

CLOSE AT NOON

NOVEMBER 22

THANKSGIVING

CLOSE AT NOON

NOVEMBER 23

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

NOVEMBER 24

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

DECEMBER 22

CHRISTMAS

CLOSED

DECEMBER 25

CHRISTMAS

CLOSED

JANUARY 1, 2018

NEW YEAR’S DAY

CLOSED

TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN PICKAWAY COUNTY:
PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT SCHEDULE ARRAIGNMENTS ON DAYS THE COURT IS CLOSED!!

** On Mock Trial Day the courtroom is closed, however, the clerk's office is open

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION IN THIS MATTER