Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I Communicate with the Judge?
You can read more on this topic at expartecommunications.pdf

Where is the court located?
The court is located at 10 N. First St. in downtown Miamisburg.

When is the clerk's office open?
The clerk's office is open 8a-4:30p Monday through Friday.

Is the clerk's office closed during lunch?
The clerk's office remains open during lunch hours.

How can I pay my ticket?
You can pay your fines at the court building, over the phone, on-line by visiting the court's website, or send check or money order to:

Miamisburg Municipal Court
10 N. First St.
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342

Will the court issue a warrant over a traffic ticket?
Yes, the court does issue warrants over unpaid traffic tickets, or your failure to appear on the assigned court date.

When is my court date?
You can look up your court case on the court website front page by selecting "search records". You can also call the main number (866-2203) and speak to a deputy clerk. Select the option for Traffic and Criminal.

When is open court?
Monday through Friday at 9am. Arrive early to get through security, and to check in at the clerk's office.

How can I find out how much I owe, or when my payment is due?
You may find all case information on the website by selecting "pay online", or "search records". If you cannot find the information you need, please call a deputy clerk at 866-2203.

What if I can't pay my fine?
If you are unable to pay your fine, you may be eligible to get on a payment plan with the court. The payment arrangement clerk meets clients Monday through Friday between 8:30a-10:00a only. No appointment is necessary, but is on a "first come, first served" basis.

How can I find out if my driver's license is valid?
You can find out is you are valid by visiting the Ohio BMV website at http://bmv.ohio.gov/suspension_reinstatement.stm or call the BMV at 614-752-7600. Click BMV Directions for directions to the Cincinnati reinstatement center.

Legal Terminology Brochure

How do I notify the credit bureaus that my judgment has been satisfied?
If the judgement has been satisfied, you may request a copy of the satisfaction and send it to all three major credit bureaus. If you need a certified copy, there is a $5 charge.

  • Experian, P.O. Box 9556, Allen, TX 75013
  • Equifax, P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
  • TransUnion, TransUnion Customer Relations, P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19022-2000

How long before I get a court date in small claims court?
Approximately six (6) weeks from the date the claim is filed as long as there is successful service.

I just received notice of a bank and/or garnishment of employer. What can I do to stop this?
Contact the plaintiff's attorney to resolve the matter, or fill out a request for hearing.

Small Claims Court Citizens Guide