Butler County Area Courts

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Butler County Area Courts

The Butler County Municipal Courts in Ohio, also known as the Butler County Area Courts, deal with speeding tickets, local ordinance breaches, and less severe criminal offenses. Criminal convictions in these courts can lead to jail, fines, community service, or driver’s license suspension. Therefore, if you’re facing a traffic citation or criminal charges in Butler, it’s crucial to consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as you can. An experienced attorney can strive to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.

Defense Attorney for Butler County Ohio Area Courts

If you’ve been cited for a traffic violation or charged with a minor crime, seeking legal guidance can help your situation, as the consequences of a conviction can be more severe than you might initially imagine. Joslyn Law Firm’s lawyers represent individuals in cases including drunk driving, illegal drug possession, and traffic violation matters at the Butler County Area Courts.

To set up your first consultation, call (513) 399-6289 promptly. Joslyn Law Firm assists clients in Butler County, Ohio, including Hamilton, Fairfield, Middletown, Oxford, and West Chester, in addition to surrounding communities.

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Butler County Court Resources

Butler County Area Courts – The Butler County Area Courts in Ohio have the jurisdiction to hear various criminal cases, including misdemeanors, traffic offenses, domestic violence, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated (OVI), and civil actions up to $15,000. These courts serve specific geographical areas within the county. The Area I Court covers Oxford City and several townships, Area II Court serves areas including Fairfield and Liberty Townships, and Area III Court includes West Chester Township and parts of Sharonville. Cases must fall within the territorial and subject matter jurisdiction of each respective court.

Butler County Area I Court
118 West High Street
Oxford, OH 45056
(513) 523-4748
Judge: Robert Lyons
Butler County Area II Court
101 High St
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 887-3459
Judge: Kevin McDonough
Butler County Area III Court
9577 Beckett Rd # 300
West Chester, OH 45069
(513) 867-5070
Judge: Courtney Caparella-Kraemer

The Butler County Area Courts are open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Butler County Clerk of Courts – The Clerk of Courts in Butler County has an important role in criminal cases by managing court records, handling court fees, and maintaining important legal documents. They ensure the smooth operation of the court system by providing necessary administrative support.

Butler County Clerk of Courts
315 High St., 5th Floor 
Hamilton, OH 45011 
(513) 887-3278
Elected Clerk: Mary L. Swain

Butler County Prosecutor – The Butler County Prosecutor’s Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in the county. They represent the state in trials and in negotiations.

Butler County Prosecutor’s Office
315 High Street, 11th Floor
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 887-3474
Current Prosecutor: Mike Gmoser

Butler County Probation Department – The Probation Department in Butler County oversees individuals who have been placed on probation. They monitor compliance with probation conditions, provide rehabilitation guidance, and work to prevent recidivism.

Butler County Probation Department
824 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 887-3398
Chief Probation Officer: Jeannette Bullard

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Additional Resources

Overview of Ohio Court – Understand the structure and functions of the Ohio Judicial System.

Ohio Laws on Municipal Courts – Learn about the laws governing the organization and jurisdiction of Ohio Municipal Courts.

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Butler County Area Courts Attorney

For representation concerning relatively minor criminal charges at the Butler County Area Courts, contact Joslyn Law Firm. Our attorneys are well-versed in Ohio’s legal system, from traffic offenses to drunk driving, providing effective representation to those whom we represent.

To schedule a free case review, call (513) 399-6289. Joslyn Law Firm serves clients in Butler and nearby areas, including counties such as Hamilton, Warren, and Preble.

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