Municipal Court

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

Welcome to the Barberton Municipal Court website.

The court serves the communities of Barberton, Green, New Franklin, Norton, Copley, Coventry and Clinton. Barberton Municipal Court is an integral part of the state court system in Ohio. The court conducts preliminary hearings in felony cases, handles traffic and criminal misdemeanors, and civil cases where the money in dispute does not exceed $15,000.

Operation & Services of the Court

The Barberton Municipal Court website is designed to help you find information you may need about the operation and services of this court. Our goal is to support the citizens of our jurisdiction and beyond by providing efficient and effective services in a courteous and timely manner. For more information about our court, please visit the Clerk of Courts page. Other services and information can be found in the menu bar at the top of this page.

We hope you find this site to be convenient and useful. We welcome the opportunity to make the Court more accessible to you.