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Jemison Municipal Court – Arraignment
February 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome to Jemison Municipal Court. This site is designed to explain the court process to you and answer any questions you may have and make your visit user-friendly. Please contact us if you do not find the information you need.
Your first court appearance date will be an arraignment. On this date, you will be given an opportunity to enter a plea of either “guilty” or “not guilty”. You will not have an opportunity to explain any defenses, extenuating circumstances, or other mitigating factors before entering a plea to the Judge.
If you have any questions about whether your case is court required or non-court required, speak with the court staff.
If you entered a plea of not guilty, you will be set for a trial court date. During your trial date, you will speak with the prosecutor. The prosecutor, at his sole discretion, may offer a plea agreement or recommend the defendant for a pre-trial diversion program. Any such agreement will be to be approved by the judge in order to become effective.
If the prosecutor does not offer an alternative agreement, or if the defendant does not accept an agreement offered by the prosecutor, the trial will proceed as scheduled.
Jemison Municipal Court meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month (except where noted). Court starts at 10:00 a.m.
Jemison Municipal Court
14 Padgett Lane
Jemison, Alabama 35085
Phone: (205) 688-4492
Fax: (205) 688-1109
Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday – Friday
8:00am to 4:00 pm
Weekends & Holidays
Ms. Tammy N. Miller
Ms. Jessica Self
Court Security Screening
Upon entering the municipal court area you and your belongings may be subject to a search. You may be searched with a handheld metal detector and/or an actual physical pat down.
The following items will not be allowed past the security check point (and possession of some will result in your immediate arrest):
- Mace/Pepper Spray
- Alcohol or Drugs
- Clothing with Lewd or Suggestive Writing or Images
All cell phones must be turned off and all hats and caps must be removed.
To ensure a quick and smooth entry into the court area you should not have any of the items listed above. You will not be allowed to leave prohibited items at the security check. You must leave prohibited items in your vehicle. This is for your safety and the safety of others.