The Stow Municipal Court has been closely monitoring reports from public health authorities regarding the continued spread of COVID-19. In an order to help mitigate the surging positivity rates and to comply with advisories from health authorities and the Supreme Court of Ohio, the following operational adjustments will be effective until further notice:
- Access to the courthouse will be restricted to essential parties only. Family members and children will not be allowed to enter the building.
- All parties will be subject to a COVID-19 exposure screening and may be required to submit to a temperature screen at the security checkpoint at the main entrance.
- Masks or facial coverings must be worn at all times while inside the courthouse, regardless of vaccination status.
- All hearings will proceed as scheduled. Attorneys and defendants are encouraged to refer the online docket for information regarding upcoming hearings. Case parties are encouraged to use the Case Management Dashboard and e-filing options that are linked on this page.
If you have a new case, start here:
The Case Management Dashboard will allow you to plead Not Guilty, Guilty/No Contest, or apply to enter the Safe Driver’s Program. A member of the court staff will contact you to schedule future court hearings, if necessary.
The Stow Municipal Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor and traffic offenses committed within its geographical boundaries and civil cases in which the amount in controversy does not exceed $15,000. The Court handles about 20,000 cases per year.
The Court serves sixteen communities in northern Summit County including Boston Heights, Boston Township, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Macedonia, Munroe Falls, Northfield, Northfield Center Township, Peninsula, Reminderville, Sagamore Hills, Silver Lake, Stow, Tallmadge, Twinsburg and Twinsburg Township.
In 2009, the new courthouse was opened at State Route 8 and Steels Corners Road. The central location gives citizens throughout the district easy access to the Court. The building is paid for using court fees, not taxpayer dollars.
The Stow Municipal Court is located at:
4400 Courthouse Boulevard
Stow, Ohio 44224