Court will meet every Monday in the Court Room at Arab City Hall.
If any of the following City-observed holidays are on a Monday,
Court will not be in session that Monday, and will not be in session
again until the following Monday. There is no court on Tuesday.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Presidents Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day
- Christmas Eve or Christmas Day
- New Year’s Eve or New Years Day
Morning Docket: 9:00 am (Trials & Inmates)
Afternoon Docket: 1:15 pm (Arraignments, Payments)
COURT REFERRAL PROGRAM
Marshall County Court Referral Office
Marquetta Sharp, Coordinator
2225 Taylor Street
Guntersville, Alabama 35976
Phone: (256) 571-9130
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Court Referral Website
If you have been ordered by the Judge to complete any court referral program for drug, alcohol or anger management classes, you will need to contact the above office on or before the date ordered by the Judge.
Monday: Court Day (Payment Window Open from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm)
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We accept cash, cashier’s check or money order only. An ATM is available in the lobby.
A drop box is available for payments inside the police dept. door on south side of the building
The Magistrate’s office is closed on weekends and City of Arab holidays. In the event of an emergency, the Police Department may contact a magistrate for immediate assistance.
PLEASE NOTE ALL CHANGES & UPDATES TO HOURS & PERMITTED OPERATIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE HOME PAGE.
Marshall County Community Punishment & Correction Authority
119 Sand Mountain Drive West
Albertville, Alabama 35950
Phone: (256) 849-9969
* If you have been ordered by the Judge to complete any community service hours not associated with Litter Patrol (see below), or you have been placed on electronic monitoring, this office is the one you will need to contact on or before the date ordered by the Judge.
Arab Litter Patrol
Sean Jepson, Warden
Arab Police Department
740 North Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016
Phone: (256) 586-8124 or (256) 586-7525
You must report the crime or violation to the Arab Police Department and obtain a copy of the incident report. The offense must have occurred within the police jurisdiction of the City of Arab. The Magistrate will determine if probable cause exists and will prepare a complaint that you must swear or affirm, under oath, to be the truth. The Magistrate will then issue a Warrant of Arrest.
When the accused has been arrested and the case has been scheduled for court, you will be notified by subpoena to appear and testify. Once you sign the complaint, the case becomes the property of the City and you CANNOT drop the charge.
Failure to appear may result in a bench warrant being issued for your arrest by the presiding judge.
In some minor traffic infractions, if eligible, we can offer driving school, which can dismiss the traffic case.
Call the Court Office to see if you qualify for driving school.