Defiance Municipal Court

665 Perry Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512
Phone: (419) 782-5756
Tuesday, September 2nd
Fax: (419) 782-2018
John T. Rohrs, III, Judge
Julie A. Fitzenrider, Clerk
Barbara Gray, Secretary/Deputy Clerk

Civil Division:

(419) 782-4092
Civil Cases: ($15,000 or less)
Small Claims Cases: ($3000 or less)
Trusteeships
Rent Escrow/Landlord Tenant

Staff:
Charlene Flickinger - Chief Deputy Clerk
Stacie Bidlack - Deputy Clerk
Crystal Dippman - Deputy Clerk
Maria Gomez - Deputy Clerk (part-time)

Criminal Division:

(419) 782-5756
Criminal Cases (misdemeanors)
Felony Preliminary Hearings
Traffic Cases

Staff:
Terri Helberg - Chief Deputy Clerk
Rhonda Suydam - Deputy Clerk
Laurie Weaver - Deputy Clerk
Melissa Gustwiller - Deputy Clerk
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Bailiff/Probation Department:

Fax: (419) 783-1900

Casey Linebrink - (419) 784-2222
Dave Delano - (419) 782-5501

Miscellaneous Information:

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (closed for legal holidays)
Drive-thru Hours:
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (closed for legal holidays)
Location:
Corner of Thurston and Perry St.
Public Access:
Terminal available (Mon, Wed & Fri: noon - 4 p.m.; Tue & Thu: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Fax Filing:
Fax filing is accepted
Marriages:
Marriage ceremonies performed during regular business hours by appointment only