Mayor's Court

Forest Park Mayor's Court is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00p.m. for both traffic and criminal cases.  Tax cases are heard on the 3rd Thursday of the month.  You have the right to an attorney in any proceeding before this court; however, one is not required for you to appear.

Below, you will find the answers to many questions about the Mayor's Court.  If you would like to speak to the Mayor's Court clerk, please call (513) - 595 - 5224.

How do I pay for a ticket?

How much will I have to pay?

What kind of cases are heard at the Mayor's Court?

What happens when I appear in Mayor's Court?

What do the different pleas mean?

What if I want a trial by jury?

What should I do if I can't be in court on the date noted on my citation?

Where can I go to read about the ordinance I was cited for?

How can i find out how many points are on my license?

What are the maximum possible penalties for Misdemeanor charges?

If I want to appeal the Magistrate's decision, what do I do?