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

2021 Holiday Schedule

FridayJanuary 1, 2021New Year’s Day
MondayJanuary 18, 2021Martin Luther King Day
MondayFebruary 15, 2021Presidents’ Day
MondayMay 31, 2021Memorial Day
MondayJuly 5, 2021Independence Day
MondaySeptember 6, 2021Labor Day
ThursdayNovember 11, 2021Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 25, 2021Thanksgiving
FridayNovember 26, 2021Thanksgiving
ThursdayDecember 23, 2021Christmas Eve
FridayDecember 24, 2021Christmas Day
ThursdayDecember 30, 2021New Year’s Eve
FridayDecember 31, 2021New Year’s Day

2022 Holiday Schedule

MondayJanuary 17, 2022Martin Luther King Day
MondayFebruary 21, 2022Presidents’ Day
MondayMay 30, 2022Memorial Day
MondayJune 20, 2022Juneteenth
MondayJuly 4, 2022Independence Day
MondaySeptember 5, 2022Labor Day
FridayNovember 11, 2022Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 24, 2022Thanksgiving Day
FridayNovember 25, 2022Day After Thanksgiving
FridayDecember 23, 2022Christmas Eve Observed
MondayDecember 26, 2022Day After Christmas
FridayDecember 30, 2022New Year’s Eve Observed

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.