Court

Court

Trinity Municipal court is held twice a month on Thursday nights at 6:00 pm.

Office is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Court Phone Number    (256) 353-4940

(256) 353-2474 ext 2

Magistrate: Ashley Patterson apatterson@trinityal.gov

Magistrate: Nikki Jones njones@trinityal.gov

 

We do offer a Defensive Driving School. It is held on a Saturday every month. The defendant is required to come to court if interested in Driving School, the Judge is the only one that grants it. It is based on driving history. Some reasons the judge may deny driving school; If the Defendant holds a CDL, has ever been to a driving school held by Trinity, has a significant driving history, has had a DUI, or their license has been suspended or revoked. The fee for Driving School is $150.00 to be paid the night of court.

 

Schedule of fines that can be paid prior to court: Speeding, Running Stop Sign, Running Red light, no helmet (motorcycle rider), stopping on highway, Driving on the wrong side of the road, Failure to dim headlights, Failure to yield right of way, following to closely, failure to wear seat belts, failure to stop at railroad crossing, failure to use a child restraint, violating driver’s license restriction or endorsement.  Improper: Backing, brakes, lights, muffler, passing, signal, tag, tires, turn, improper or no rearview mirror.

 

Methods of payment: Cash, money order, or certified check

 

***If your ticket can be paid prior to court these are instructions for mailing payment: Money order or certifed check from your bank.

Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope to have receipt mailed back to you.

Mail to:
Trinity Municipal Court
35 Preston Drive
Trinity, AL 35673

 

***If your vehicle has been impounded the following is needed to have the vehicle released.

If you are not the registered owner, you must provide a notarized statement from the owner stating the vehicle may be released to you.

We will also need to see and make a copy of the following:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Insurance on the vehicle towed

And one of the following:

  • Original Title
  • copy of title front and back
  • Current Tag Receipt

Once all these are presented and a $50.00 (cash or money order) administrative fee is paid, we will provide a release form for vehicle.