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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Barberton Municipal Court has been closely following media reports on the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, and is committed to do its part in combating the spread of this virus. In light of recent developments the Court has implemented the following to reduce courthouse foot-traffic:

  • The Barberton Municipal Building has Restricted Access
    • All visitors will pass through a non-touch temperature screening and must wear protective face masks
    • Only Court proceeding participants will be permitted in the Court portion of the Municipal building - essential parties only 

  • Notice of Option to Appear in Court via Zoom® Videoconferencing

    If you have been summonsed to appear in the Barberton Municipal Court, The Barberton Municipal Court utilizes Zoom® videoconferencing for certain offenses allowing you to appear electronically through the Zoom® app on either your smart phone or computer with web camera and microphone between the 9:30am and 10:00am Monday through Friday.  At 9:30am on the date of your scheduled appearance, attend our Traffic Court by opening the Zoom® app, selecting “Join,” and entering the Court’s meeting ID:  293-008-4196  Upon entering the Court’s Zoom® meeting you will be held in a virtual waiting room until your case is called.

    IMPORTANT ZOOM REMINDERS:

    • Proper attire is required.  

    • Please make every effort to minimize background distractions.

    • Select “Join with Video” and “Call using Internet Audio” when joining

  •  Defendants scheduled with the Barberton Probation Department are asked to call 330-848-6727 and leave a message.  Please include your name and contact phone number.  You will be contacted to discuss your case.
  • Unless otherwise notified by the Court, all jury trials are suspended through July 31, 2020.
  • Payments may be made online. Individuals requesting a payment plan extension are asked to call
    330-861-7191 for payment plan extensions.
  • With the closing of the Barberton Municipal Building, the Clerk of Courts is also closed to public access;
    • Civil filings may be mailed to Diana Stevenson, Clerk of Court, with appropriate filing fee
    • Clerk of Courts, will accept motions on pending cases faxed to 330-848-6779