*If a warrant has been issued for your arrest from the Hocking County
Municipal Court, it is your responsibility to turn yourself in to
the court during normal business hours.
*We do not schedule hearings for Defendants who have a warrant.
*If a Defendant has been arrested in another county for a warrant
issued from our court, their video arraignment will be scheduled
after we have been notified that they have been transported to the
Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
*Fax filings are accepted, however the original must follow within
five business days.
*Please include as much information as possible when faxing court
filings. (i.e. case number, SSN, name, address, phone number and/or
*Marriage ceremonies are performed during regular business hours
by appointment only.
*There is no fee for the Judge performing your ceremony.
*Upon arrival, check in with the Bailiff or the Clerk’s office.
*Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment so that your paperwork
can be prepared.
*Record searches are done by fax and website search ONLY!
*The filing fee for an expungement is $60.
*The court DOES NOT provide legal advice on filing paperwork
for an expungement. It is recommended that Defendants contact an
attorney for the necessary information.
Court Appointed Attorneys:
*The Court does not appoint attorneys for minor misdemeanor citations.
*If you do not have the funds to hire an attorney, you may apply
for a court appointed attorney by filling out an application which
you can pick up from the clerk’s office.
*After the notarized application is submitted to the clerk’s
office, accompanied by proper proof of income and mandatory $25 fee, it is then given to the Judge for his approval.
*You may call the clerk’s office the following afternoon to
see if your application is approved and which attorney has been
appointed to your case.
*You may be required to pay part of your court appointed attorney
fees prior to being assigned an attorney to represent you.