Court Information


Defiance Municipal Court Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic: If you are feeling ill or are otherwise unable to attend a court proceeding due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) please file a continuance (available under Forms tab on website) via FAX: 419-782-2018 or EMAIL: dmc@defiancemunicipalcourt.com. Please include your name, phone #, mailing address, case number, reason for continuance and any additional information you'd like to convey. You should not consider any matter postponed until you receive verification from the Court.

Court Address


665 Perry Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512
 
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Court Hours


Office Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Monday - Friday
Drive-thru: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Monday - Friday

Contact Numbers


Traffic/Criminal: 419.782.5756
Civil/Small Claims: 419.782.4092
Probation - Hilary Kunesh: 419.782.5501
Probation - Gregg Harter: 419.783.1903
Bailiff - James Foltz: 419.784.2222
Probation Fax: 419.783.1900
Court Fax: 419.782.2018
 
 

Court Personnel



Judge John T. Rohrs, III, Judge

Casey A. Linebrink, Clerk

Crystal Dippman, Secretary/Deputy Clerk

Civil Division


419.782.4092

Civil Cases: ($15,000 or less)
Small Claims Cases: ($6000 or less)
Trusteeships
Rent/Escrow / Landlord/Tenant

Staff


LeAnn Jones - Deputy Clerk

Stacie Bidlack - Deputy Clerk

Maria Gomez - Deputy Clerk

Criminal Division


419.782.5756

Criminal Cases: (misdemeanors)
Felony Preliminary Hearings
Traffic Cases
 

Staff


Terri Helberg - Deputy Clerk

Rhonda Suydam - Deputy Clerk

Andrea Goliver - Deputy Clerk

Jennifer Epple - Deputy Clerk

Ann L. Blunt - Deputy Clerk

Bailiff/Probation Department


Fax: 419.783.1900

Hilary Kunesh - 419.782.5501

Gregg Harter - 419.783.1903

James Foltz - 419.784.2222

Miscellaneous Information


Office Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM | Monday - Friday (closed for legal holidays)

Drive-thru Hours: 7:00AM - 5:00PM | Monday - Friday (closed for legal holidays)

Location: Corner of Thurston and Perry St.

Public Access: Terminal is available Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 4PM

Fax Filing: Fax filing is accepted


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