Contact this Department

6800 Brecksville Rd
Independence, OH 44131

Phone: (216) 524-7719
Fax:     (216) 524-3878

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Independence Mayor's Court hears misdemeanor offenses that occur within our jurisdiction, with the exception of 2nd offense Driving Under the Influence and 2nd offense Driving Under DUI Suspensions or Financial Responsibility (FRA) Suspensions.

Domestic Violence and Stalking cases are also excluded from Mayor's Court jurisdiction.

The Clerk of Court's office is located at Independence City Hall. It is our mission to provide the best possible customer service to assist you throughout the court process, however, the Clerk's office is not permitted to give legal advice.

For inquiries regarding court appearance, fine and court cost amounts, court procedures and other court matters, you may call the Clerk of Court's office at (216) 524-7719.

Online Ticket Payment:

Court Personnel:

Mayor Anthony L. Togliatti
Prosecutor Charles F. Cichocki         
Clerk of Court
Angela T. Zidanic
Chief Deputy Clerk/Probation      
Cynthia Metz
Deputy Clerk Catherine Turkovic

Court Sessions:

The Mayor's Court for the City of Independence meets every other Wednesday at 9:00 am.  DUIA hearings are held every Wednesday at 8:00 am. If you were issued a citation, the court date and time appears in the lower right corner of the citation. Please call the Clerk of Court office to see if a court appearance is required: (216) 524-7719.