Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Village of Bratenahl’s Prosecutor’s Office in an effort to limit personal appearances in Bratenahl Mayor’s Court.
Effective immediately, to resolve minor misdemeanor traffic offenses without appearing in Court, the Bratenahl Prosecutor’s Office will amend all minor misdemeanor moving violations to a non-moving, no point violation.
The following violations are NOT eligible for this program.
331.34aFailure to Control
333.03aAssured Clear Distance Ahead
333.03Speed 30 mph over speed limit
For all eligible minor misdemeanor traffic citations that were issued after February 15, 2020 until December 15, 2020 or until further notice. Plea of Guilty Without Personal Appearance forms must be submitted before December 15, 2020. For all minor misdemeanor traffic violations that were issued after July 15, 2020, the guilty waiver to the amended charge must be submitted before the scheduled arraignment date (date found on the bottom of the ticket).
When the guilty plea to the reduced charge is accepted by the Court you will have 7 business days to pay the fines and costs.