Municipal Court

IMPORTANT NEWS & INFORMATION

DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL (DDS)

CANCELED February 16, 2021

RESCHEDULED March 09, 2021 at 7PM

Due to unsafe traveling conditions, the February 16, 2021 Defensive Driving School has been canceled. All scheduled attendees have been rescheduled for March 09, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Should you have any questions about your rescheduled class, please contact our office.

OVERVIEW

The Alabaster Municipal Court is the judicial branch of city government and interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual cases, and ensures the protections of individual liberties. The purpose of the Alabaster Municipal Court is to provide a fair, impartial and efficient process whereby city ordinances and misdemeanor complaints are adjudicated. It is our mission to provide the best quality service to the citizens of Alabaster and those who visit. The Alabaster Municipal Court is comprised of several offices and divisions that support its ability to execute statutory functions. We also perform a wide range of information management, financial management and administration functions related to municipal and state justice services.

COURT DEPARTMENT OFFICES & DIVISIONS

We are committed to Doing the Right Thing for Every Person, Always

OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT

The Office of the Clerk of the Court properly processes, secures and houses all records originating from official court proceedings within the City of Alabaster. The Clerk of Court receives, records and remits all fines payed in conjunction with cases handled within the Municipal Court.

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION

The Administrative Division performs a wide range of information management, financial management and administrative functions related to municipal justice services. The Administrative Division is the vehicle in which services are sourced and it aims to educate the community on justice services within the Court Department.

MAGISTRATE DIVISION

The Municipal Court Magistrates are independent judicial officer who expeditiously convene hearings in response to criminal complaints filed within the Office of the Clerk of Court. These hearings and proceedings involve matters of public safety and the preservation of  constitutional rights.

CORRECTIONS DIVISION

The purpose of the Corrections Division is to facilitate and or coordinate the corrective action as ordered by the Court. This Division maintains consistent interaction with external organizations that purpose themselves to serve the community. The Corrections Division also manages the probation of defendant’s who have been required to reintegrate within the community under court supervision.