5/18/20 - TOLEDO MUNICIPAL COURT OPERATIONAL UPDATE
Face Coverings. Face Coverings are required to enter the building. They must cover your mouth and nose. When you are in a Courtroom on the record, you will need to speak slowly and loudly to ensure that you can be understood. Social Distancing. We have indicated where people can sit, and where they can stand and move. Please follow these guidelines. Day Porter and Sanitation. The Court has hired an additional staff member to assist in maintaining the high levels of cleaning and sanitizing that are expected in areas open to the public.
Building Entry. You must have a scheduled court date or appointment to enter the building. All individuals are screened at the door. Entry may take longer than normal because of this screening. You may only enter the building a half hour before your scheduled court date or appointment. You may not enter earlier. Individuals with open or bench warrants may also enter the building to turn themselves in on the pending warrant.
Limited Operations. Between May 18 and May 29, the Court is conducting first appearances (also called arraignments) and scheduled hearings for cases with a prefix of CRA, CRB and TRC. If you have questions about when your court date is scheduled, please check your case on the Clerk of Court website at https://www.tmc-clerk.com/case-information/ or call the Court.
Emergency Motion. The form to request a continuance due to illness is at https://www.tmc-clerk.com/media/1664/emergency-motion-to-reschedule-may-2020.pdf. Please include any proof or documentation to support the motion with the fax or email. Please check the clerk’s website to see the status of your motion or call the Clerk’s office.
Victims/Witnesses with Questions. Victims and witnesses with questions should contact the City or County Prosecutor’s Office. Witnesses with questions about felony cases should contact the Lucas County Prosecutors Office at (419) 213-4700 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Victims with questions about felony cases should contact the Lucas County Victim-Witness Assistance Program at (419) 213- 4591. All other victims and witnesses with questions should contact the City of Toledo Prosecutor’s Office at (419) 245-1975 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Toledo Municipal Court website. We offer this website as a service to Toledo and its citizens to provide efficient services, accurate and timely information, and to improve the delivery of Court services.
We hope you find this site to be convenient and useful. We welcome the opportunity to make the Court more accessible to you.
Toledo Municipal Court Judges
Presiding Judge Timothy C. Kuhlman
Judge Amy J. Berling
Judge William M. Connelly, Jr.
Judge Joseph J. Howe
Judge Nicole I. Khoury
Judge Joshua W. Lanzinger
Judge Michelle A. Wagner
The mission of the Toledo Municipal Court is to hear and dispose of cases within the Court's jurisdictional limits in a judicious and timely manner and provide opportunities for rehabilitation. The Court's operation is defined by the Federal and State Constitutions, the Ohio Revised Code, Toledo Municipal Code, State Civil and Criminal Procedural Rules, and the Rules of Superintendence.