About the Court

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.

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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.

Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

2023 Holiday Schedule

MondayJanuary 2, 2023New Year’s Day Observed
MondayJanuary 16, 2023Martin Luther King Day
MondayFebruary 20, 2023Presidents’ Day
MondayMay 29, 2023Memorial Day
MondayJune 19, 2023Juneteenth
TuesdayJuly 4, 2023Independence Day
MondaySeptember 4, 2023Labor Day
FridayNovember 10, 2023Veterans Day Observed
ThursdayNovember 23, 2023Thanksgiving Day
FridayNovember 24, 2023Day After Thanksgiving
MondayDecember 25, 2023Christmas Eve Observed
TuesdayDecember 26, 2023Christmas Day Observed

2024 Holiday Schedule

MondayJanuary 1, 2024New Years Eve Observed
TuesdayJanuary 2, 2024New Years Day Observed
MondayJanuary 15, 2024Martin Luther King Day
MondayFebruary 19, 2024Presidents’ Day
MondayMay 27, 2024Memorial Day
WednesdayJune 19, 2024Juneteenth
ThursdayJuly 4, 2024Independence Day
MondaySeptember 2, 2024Labor Day
MondayNovember 11, 2024Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 28, 2024Thanksgiving Day
FridayNovember 29, 2024Day After Thanksgiving
TuesdayDecember 24, 2024Christmas Eve
WednesdayDecember 25, 2024Christmas
TuesdayDecember 31, 2024New Year’s Eve

Field Trips

The Court is pleased to provide school children from all over the jurisdiction with a chance to visit and participate in court activities. Please contact the Court Administrator for more information at 330-564-4174.

Problems

All Court personnel are available to answer your questions regarding court procedure, however Judges and Magistrates are prohibited from discussing your case with you outside of the courtroom and court personnel cannot give legal advice.

If you should have questions regarding procedure, please call the Bailiff of the Judge/Magistrate you last appeared before or to whom your case is assigned. If you have problems reaching the Bailiff, contact the Court Administrator at 330-564-4174.