Municipal Court

*****Effective 3-20-20 City of Athens Offices are adhering to the Alabama Department of Public Health's COVID-19 protocols for social distancing by closing its facilities to the public*****

Due to a new Supreme Court Order, all in court proceedings with Athens Municipal Court have been suspended through April 30, 2020.   The Judge has also elected to cancel all Defensive Driving Courses scheduled during this time.     

 If your address has changed since arrest or issuance of your citation or if you have any questions, please contact the Court Clerk’s Office with your current information at 256-233-8733 or by email to


Office Hours

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

The office will be closed on the Thursdays, while court is in session.  


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