Mayor's Court


                                        General Order of the Court

                                      Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Village of Bratenahl Mayor’s Court is making the following changes:

  • All in-person hearings scheduled for March 31st will be rescheduled for May 12th or after as a placeholder date as we monitor the evolving pandemic.  Additional scheduling notices will be processed prior to that date for appropriate scheduling as the current situation allows.

  • For persons who owe on fines and costs you may pay by phone on the following days and times. Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am thru 12:00 noon

You can also mail in a check or money order to the Court. 

  • If you cannot make your payment due to a COVID emergency, please contact the Court by phone on Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am thru 12:00 noon  or email and we will work with you as well.

As the situation evolves, we will adjust policies accordingly. 

Mayor John M. Licastro                     


Court is in session every other Tuesday evening.

The location, date, and time of your scheduled appearance is indicated on your ticket.

For any questions regarding court date or location, please contact the Clerk of Courts office at 216-681-3086 or 216-681-1236.

  • OVI cases are scheduled to be heard at 5:30 p.m.
  • All other Mayor’s Court cases are scheduled for 6 p.m.
    •  With the exception of Housing Court cases which are generally scheduled at 4:30 p.m. on an as needed basis.
  • Cases are heard on a first come - first served basis.
  • All fines and costs are due the night of court.