The Municipal Court building is beside City Hall at 2122 Gary Fitts St. in downtown Tuscaloosa.
The judge can order a fine of up to $500 and/or six months in jail on any charge in municipal court except for driving under the influence whereby the fine and jail time can be higher. View fines and court costs for ordinance violations at tuscaloosa.com/court/ordinance-violations and for traffic citations at fines.
Only if it is a minor traffic violation. View fines and court costs for minor traffic violations https://www.tuscaloosa.com/court/pay-citations-and-fines/traffic-citations-info.
Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the courtroom.
You may use a bonding company, property bond or cash bond unless the warrant is for failure to appear, whereby you will have to post a cash bond.
No, all request for resets and/or continuances must be made in person.
You may pay at the cashier’s window at Tuscaloosa Municipal Court, 2122 Gary Fitts St., or online at tuscaloosa.com/live-play/pay-citations-fines (must be by your court date). For help, call 205-248-5330.
Suitable attire is required. Shirts and shoes are required. Halter tops, tank tops and shorts are not appropriate. No hats or scarves may be worn in the courtroom. Cellphones and electronic devices are not permitted in the courtroom. Court and security staff will not be responsible for your devices, so they must be left in the car or at home.