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Note: continuances are cash only.
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No. The court is presided over by the Magistrate who decides the cases.
The court date is noted on the bottom right hand corner of the citation. For any other questions regarding a court date, please contact the Clerk of Courts office by calling 216-635-4255 or 216-635-4245 during the hours of 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
Everyone is entitled to one continuance. The fee for a continuance is $5. Deadline for continuance is Tuesday by 4 pm prior to your court date. This fee can be paid in cash only.
You must appear at the Clerk of Courts office located at 7619 Memphis Avenue and sign a form requesting a continuance. Once you receive a continuance, your court appearance is now mandatory.
You can pay your waiverable ticket up to the day before court in person at the Clerk of Courts office or mail the ticket and waiver at least 10 days prior to your court date to:7619 Memphis AvenueBrooklyn, OH 44144
Your court date is located at the bottom right of your citation.
Costs of the citations can be found on the Waiver Schedule (PDF).
The Magistrate is Vince Ruffa, and the Prosecutor is Jim McDonnell.
Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.
On the reverse side of the citation is our address:7619 Memphis AvenueBrooklyn, OH 44144
Make it out to "City of Brooklyn".
The address and telephone number is on the citation. For reference:1910 Carnegie AvenueCleveland, OH 44115Phone: 216-443-3425
The address is located on the citation. For reference:5555 Powers BoulevardParma, OH 44129Phone: 440-887-7400
Most traffic citations are waiverable; consult the Waiver Schedule (PDF) to find out if yours is or is not.