Municipal Court


Make Up Dockets for Athens Municipal Court

New court date notices have been mailed about your court date.  They were sent to the address on file.  

THESE MAKE UP DOCKETS DO NOT INCLUDE CASES SET ON TRIAL DOCKETS 
FOR MARCH 19, APRIL 16, MAY 21 or JUNE 18, 2020. 
Trials will be rescheduled at a later time.

NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS

Certain cases do not require a court appearance. Please contact our office at 256-233-8733 or court@athensal.us for options.  If your offense is payable, telephone payments are accepted and encouraged.


Office Hours


                    
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

The office may be closed on the Tuesday and Thursdays, when court is in session.  


Court

        
Municipal Court is held each Thursday beginning at 9 a.m.  Arraignments or Pleas are held on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursday.   Trials are held the 3rd Thursday of each month.

**We will also have court on Tuesdays temporarily to regulate docket case loads due to cancellations March through June**
 
                    Your case must be on the docket to go before the Judge.


​****Below are the new court guidelines that will be used when court re-opens on July 7, 2020****


In Person Court Proceedings