Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the address of the Court?
A. New Philadelphia Municipal Court
166 East High Avenue
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
What types of payment does the court accept?
The court accepts payment by cash, check (personal, cashier, or company), money order, or credit card (accepted in clerk's office/online)*. If you are sending a company check, please attach a copy of the citation.
* The Court accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover
Q. Whom do I make the check, money order, or cashier check out to?
A. New Philadelphia Municipal Court
Q. What are the Court Hours?
A. Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Payments are only accepted until 4:00 p.m.
Q. I just got a bondable citation and I cannot pay the fine by the date to appear in court. Can I set up a payment plan?
A. No, if you wish to set up a payment plan, you must appear in court on the date stated at the bottom of the citation.
Q. Who do I send my probation fee to?
A. Send probation fees to the New Philadelphia Municipal Court. Please Include the case number and note that the check is for a probation fee. Checks and money orders can be made payable to New Philadelphia Municipal Court.

Can / Cannot

The Clerk's Office Can:

  1. Help you understand how the court works;
  2. Answer questions concerning court procedures;
  3. Help you find information regarding your case;
  4. Answer questions about money owed to the Court;
  5. Direct you to other agencies who can provide service;
  6. Direct you to where you need to appear in Court.

The Clerk's Office Cannot:

  1. Give you legal advice;
  2. Fill out forms for you;
  3. Tell you what to say or write;
  4. Recommend lawyers;
  5. Reschedule for the Judge's offices.