Common Questions About Westerville Mayor’s Court
Where is the court located?
Westerville Mayor’s Court is located at 21 S. State Street, Westerville,
How can I get in contact with someone at the court?
The direct line to the Westerville Mayor’s Court is 614-901-6419.
Fax is 614-776-6045.
When is the Mayor’s Court open?
The court hears cases every Wednesday. The 9am slots are for pretrials,
traffic arraignments, and criminal arraignments. The 10am slots are for trials.
Will I have counsel appointed for me?
The Mayor or Magistrate has the ability to appoint defense counsel for
defendants who are facing possible incarceration and who cannot afford
to retain an attorney. The case could also be transferred to municipal court.
Under what circumstances can a case be transferred to another court?
Cases can be transferred to municipal court if:
- The Mayor or Magistrate makes this request due to lack of jurisdiction
- The defendant is requesting a trial by jury or request for record
- The defendant is appealing a conviction
Westerville cases can be transferred to either
Franklin County Municipal Court or
Delaware County Municipal Court.
If you have other questions about procedures at the Westerville Mayor’s
Court, ask an attorney at The Koffel Law Firm or you can reference the
Westerville Mayor’s Court Rules.