Municipal And Mayor's Courts

Kirner & Boldt Co., L.P.A., is located in North Royalton, Ohio, and sits within the Parma Municipal Court District. Parma Municipal Court is comprised of eight jurisdictions, including:

  • Broadview Heights (also has a Mayor's court)
  • Brooklyn (also has a Mayor's court)
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Lindale (also has a Mayor's court)
  • Parma
  • Parma Heights (also has a Mayor's court)
  • Seven Hills (also has a Mayor's court)
  • Metro Parks

Parma Municipal Court only handles misdemeanor cases. Misdemeanors are as follows:

  • M1 (misdemeanor of the first degree): Are punishable by up to $1,000 fine and up to 180 days in jail. Such as:
    • OVI/DWI (operating a vehicle intoxicated)
    • Domestic violence (DV)
  • M2: Are punishable by up to a $750 fine and up to 90 days in jail.
  • M3: Are punishable by up to a $500 fine and up to 60 days in jail.
  • M4: Are punishable by up to a $250 fine and up to 30 days in jail. Such as:
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Some drug possession/drug paraphernalia
  • MM (minor misdemeanors): Are punishable by up to a $150 fine and no possibility of jail. Such as:
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Speeding tickets
    • Some drug possessions

Mayor's courts are a great place to handle and resolve criminal and traffic cases. The fees and fines are generally lower, and there is generally no active probation put in place.