Municipal Court

  1. Notice of Changes to the City of Charleston Municipal Court Schedule

    All court sessions are postponed indefinitely and will be rescheduled. Probable Cause Determination Hearings via video for detainees at the Al Cannon Detention Center will remain as scheduled... Read on...
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Responsibilities

The Municipal Court Division is responsible for the management and proper administration of all facets of the City's Municipal Court operations in support of the City's Chief Municipal Judge and other municipal judges who serve the Municipal Court.

The Municipal Court Division provides:

  • Administrative support to the judicial arm of the court.
  • Case docketing.
  • Case management.
  • Alternative sentence monitoring.
  • Court fines collection.
  • Court fine and case load reporting.

Protecting the Rights of Citizens

Municipal Court judges and staff ensure citizens and users of the court receive efficient, fair and impartial justice, regardless of individual circumstances and background, in order to protect each citizen's right to due process under the laws of our country and state.