Canal Winchester Mayor's Court

Criminal Cases And DUI/OVI Cases In The Canal Winchester Mayor's Court

This page covers information you will need to know if you are going to the Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court for a DUI / OVI offense or a vehicular homicide / vehicular assault. It is always in your best interest to learn about your offense and about the court so you have a better idea of what you can expect when you arrive at court. One of the best ways to know what to expect and what to do is to get the help of an attorney. However, you should take time to find the right lawyer before hiring an attorney.

Contact Information for the Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court

Address: Municipal Building, 36 S. High St., Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Phone: 614-837-7691
Website: Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court

Types Of Cases Heard At The Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court

The court hears misdemeanor criminal cases and traffic cases that occur in the geographic boundaries of Canal Winchester. The court allows you to pay for some types of tickets without needing to go through court. However, other offenses need to have a mandatory court appearance. These offenses include:

  • DUI / OVI
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Vehicular assault
Transferring And Appealing Your Case

The Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court is not a court of record and does not hold jury trials. Some cases may benefit from going through a court of record that hold jury trials, and you might find that transferring is a good idea. You have the right to transfer your case from the Mayor’s Court to a municipal court if you choose. If you are convicted in the Mayor’s Court, you have the right to an appeal. If you appeal, your case is moved to a municipal court. You need to make sure you appeal in a timely manner: you will have ten days, including weekends, to file your appeal. You should probably consult an attorney before transferring or appealing your case. If your case is transferred, it will go to either the Franklin County Municipal Court or the Fairfield County Municipal Court, depending on exactly where the offense occurred.

Representing Clients in Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court

When you have a case that’s going before the Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court, you do not want to face the judicial system on your own. Having a qualified attorney in your corner and helping you is a good idea. We have experience working with the sorts of cases that go through the mayor’s court, as the focus of our practice is DUI / OVI defense and vehicular homicide / vehicular assault defense. We only take on a limited number of cases. This reduces our caseload, and that means we can spend more of my time and effort on your case, as you deserve. You can read more about us as well as our practice on this site, and you can look at our past case results and client reviews. If you’d like to talk about your case, you can contact us by EMAIL or by calling 614-717-1177. Our fees are on the high end, but the initial phone consultation is free.

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