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4400 Courthouse Drive
Stow, Ohio 44224
(330) 564-4200 · Fax (330) 564-4193

Directions & Parking for the Courthouse

Municipal Court handles criminal and traffic misdemeanor offenses such as domestic violence, passing bad checks, trespassing, driving under the influence, and speeding tickets. Municipal courts have jurisdiction in misdemeanor criminal cases where the maximum sentence is one year in jail and a fine of not more than $2,500. Municipal courts also handle the initial stages of felony proceedings prior to trial.

In civil matters this jurisdiction is limited to cases where the monetary claim requested by either party is not more than $15,000.

Jury trials are held upon request in all criminal cases except for minor misdemeanors and in all civil cases.

Term of service: One week or one trial whichever is longer

Stow Municipal Court web site: http://www.stowmunicourt.com

Stow Municipal Court Jury Contact Information


Jury Commissioners:
Rodney Tyson / Joyce Stull
Phone: 330.643.2270
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Jury Bailiff:
Paula McAvinew E-Mail
Phone: 330.643.2269
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Jury Bailiff Assistant:
Dianne Drummond E-Mail
Phone: 330.643.8173
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LONG DISTANCE (INSIDE SUMMIT COUNTY): 1-800-582-2699
FAX: 330-643-8235