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Adam G. Burke is a top Columbus criminal defense attorney. He represents clients in federal and state courts in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas. He has successfully defended men and women facing serious felony and misdemeanor charges.

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Franklin County Municipal Court Attorney 

If you have been arrested in Franklin County and are required to appear in municipal court, it is in your best interest to hire an experienced criminal attorney. Call Attorney Adam Burke today for your free consultation at (614) 280-9122.

Franklin County Municipal Court’s Location

The Criminal and Traffic Department processes and maintains criminal, traffic, and environmental cases.

The Franklin County Municipal Court is located at the following address:

Criminal/Traffic Department
2nd Floor
375 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-8186

Franklin County Municipal Court’s Schedule 

Traffic and Criminal Arraignment court sessions are held Monday through Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the Municipal Court Building. 

Traffic Arraignment Courtrooms 1A and 1B (1st Floor)

  • Magistrate presiding
  • Defendants (NOT IN JAIL)
  • All misdemeanor traffic cases except OMVI (operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated) charges
  • Court begins at 9:00 a.m. with the doors to the courtroom being opened at 8:30 a.m. on a first come, first served basis, excluding holidays.
  • Courtroom 1A: Defendants whose last names begin with the letters A–K
  • Courtroom 1B: Defendants whose last names begin with the letters L–Z

Criminal Arraignment Courtroom 4C (4th Floor)

  • Weekly alternating judge presiding
  • All defendants (NOT IN JAIL) with criminal misdemeanor or felony cases
  • Court begins at 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
  • OMVI (operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated) arraignments are scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
  • Felony preliminary hearings are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. or 10:00 a.m.

Arraignment Courtroom 4D (4th Floor)

  • Weekly alternating judge presiding
  • All defendants (IN JAIL) with criminal and traffic misdemeanors arrested before 11:00 p.m. the night before court.
  • All defendants (IN JAIL) with new felony cases or preliminary hearings.
  • Court begins at 9:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays.
  • Felony preliminary hearings are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. or 10:00 a.m.
  • Applicable Rule 4 Hearings are scheduled for 9:00 a.m.

Environmental Division Arraignment, Courtroom 15C (15th Floor)

  • Scheduled for each Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
  • All defendants (NOT IN JAIL) with environmental cases

The Criminal and Traffic Department cannot reschedule or continue any type of court hearing over the telephone at any time. 1

Burke, Meis & Associates — Columbus, OH Franklin County Municipal Court Lawyer

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Franklin County, it is in your best interest to hire an attorney who is experienced in handling cases in Franklin County Municipal Court and understands the court process. Call Burke, Meis & Associates today at (614) 280-9122 for your free consultation. 

Federal Defense Resources

  • Federal Inmate Locator
  • Columbus Federal Courthouse Info
  • Federal Drug Law Library | CCLE
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines | 2011

Franklin County Resources

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  • Franklin County Municipal Court
  • Franklin County Common Pleas Court

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