Mayor's Court

‚Äč18688 Royalton Road
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
Phone: (440) 580-3155
Fax: (440) 238-8458

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current state of emergency declared by Gov. Dewine, the City of Strongsville Mayor's Court sessions set for April 16 and April 30, 2020 are officially cancelled. All pending cases are being continued. If you are a defendant, please immediately contact the Clerk of Court at (440) 580-3155 betrween 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Waiverable citations may be paid online or at the court window during the above hours. 

The court is located in the Strongsville Police Station, at the corner of Pearl and Royalton roads (Routes 42 and 82). Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Acceptable forms of payment: cash, Visa, Mastercard or debit card

No personal checks accepted. Money orders or bank cashier’s checks made out to Strongsville Mayor's Court are acceptable for mail-in payments.

Click Here to Pay Online: Traffic Violation Waivers and Payments

Mayor’s Court is in session every second week. Court starts at 9:30 a.m. for defendants with last names starting with A through L and at 10:30 a.m. for defendants with last names M through Z. 

2020 Schedule 
Presiding Officer: Kenneth A. Kraus

 
For tickets issued between: Court Date:
Dec. 16, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 January 9
Jan. 6 – Jan. 19 January 23
Jan. 20 – Jan. Feb. 2 February 6
Feb. 3 – Feb. 16 February 20
Feb. 17  March 1 March 5
March 2 – March 15 March 19
March 16 – March 29 Cancelled - April 2
March 30 – April 12 Cancelled - April 16
April 13 – April 26 Cancelled - April 30
April 27  – May 10 May 14
May 11 – May 24 May 28
May 25 - June 7 June 11
June 8  – June 21 June 25
June 22 – July 5 July 9
July 6 – July 19 July 23
July 20 – Aug. 2 August 6
Aug. 3 – Aug. 16 August 20
Aug. 17 – Aug. 30 September 3
Aug. 31 – Sept. 13 September 17
Sept. 14 – Sept. 27 October 1
Sept. 28 – Oct. 11 October 15
Oct. 12 – Oct. 25 October 29
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1 November 5
Nov. 2 – Nov. 15 November 19
Nov. 16 – Nov. 29 December 3
Nov. 30 – Dec. 13 December 17

Traffic offenses and misdemeanor criminal cases are heard in Mayor’s Court. If you contest the charge, the case is referred to Berea Municipal Court.


Court Officials

Magistrate Kenneth Kraus
Prosecutor John Castele
Assistant Prosecutor Sean Kelleher
Clerk of Court Judy Burichin

Contact the court at mayors.court@strongsville.org

Appearing in Court

If you were issued a citation, your scheduled appearance date and time appears in the lower right corner of the citation. If the officer has indicated a personal appearance is required, it is mandatory you appear in court.

If the citation is marked as waiverable, you may avoid an appearance in court by signing the waiver form and paying the fine and costs prior to your scheduled court date.