Courts

COVID-19 OPERATIONS UPDATE

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

  • The Barberton Municipal Building has Full Access
    1. Masks are not required, but are available at the front security area.  All CDC guidance will be followed.
    2. Markings display 6’ distancing and may be enforced as situations merit.
    3. Court Security Officers will direct participants to specific locations within the courthouse and manage traffic flow to ensure courthouse capacity limitation adherence.

Payments may be made online here: Online Payments

Individuals requesting a payment plan extension are asked to call 330-861-7191 for payment plan extensions

Traffic Court Appearance via Zoom®

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

    If you have been summoned to appear before the Barberton Municipal Court, the Court utilizes Zoom® video conferencing for certain offenses allowing you to appear electronically through the Zoom® app on either your smartphone or computer with web camera and microphone.

  • Zoom Traffic Court initial appearances are conducted at 9:30am and again at 1:30pm, Monday - Friday, or can be scheduled by contacting the Clerk of Courts at 330-753-2261. 

  • Zoom Traffic Court sessions are conducted after in-person court sessions, so you may be waiting in the Court Waiting Room for a period of time depending upon the number of in-person appearances.  Please be patient if opting to appear unscheduled.

  • If you wish to appear in court, unscheduled, you may do so by following the below link:
    Join Zoom Meeting

  • If scheduled for a Zoom appearance, you will receive an email invitation with a Zoom link for the date of your appearance. At 9:15am on the date of your scheduled Zoom appearance, attend our Traffic Court by clicking on the link provided, or 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. Please be patient.

    IMPORTANT ZOOM REMINDERS:

  • Select “Join with Video” and “Call using Internet Audio” when joining.  Enabled video is mandatory
  • Proper attire is required.  You are attending a public proceeding.
  • Please make every effort to minimize background distractions - your audio is heard in a public courtroom by those attending in person.

Please note:  The Court's Zoom Meeting Room is an open forum affording public access.  Guest are also welcome to observe the proceeding by entering the Barberton Municipal Court static Meeting ID above.  However, behavior deemed inappropriate will have user subject to removal from the Room.  As a participant, you acknowledge your appearance is both broadcast within the public courtroom and live-streamed through the Court's live feed.

Please have a stable internet connection and enable the audio/allow use of microphone and video/allow use of camera for participation.  Both audio and video must be enabled for participation in the court hearing.  If the defendant fails to appear in person or via zoom with enabled audio and video for participation, a warrant will be issued or kept on a case.

Also Note:

  • Payments may be made online. Individuals requesting a payment plan extension are asked to call 330-753-2261 for payment plan extensions.
  • Civil filings may be mailed to Diana Stevenson, Clerk of Court, with the appropriate filing fee
  • Clerk of Court will accept motions on pending cases faxed to 330-861-7120