Municipal Court

DUE TO ONGOING WEATHER CONDITIONS, COURT ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2024, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED.  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.




 If you need to pay a citation, make a payment, or register for Defensive Driving School, please call 256-233-8733 and we can accept your payment over the phone using a debit/credit card. 


If you have any further questions, you may also contact us via email at court@athensal.us.





 

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 Thursdays when court is in session.  


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If your mailing address has changed, please email us at court@athensal.us.

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



 

          Your case must be on the docket to go before the Judge.