- Municipal Court
Serving the City of Amery, Village of Clear Lake, Village of Clayton, and Town of Black Brook Communities
The Amery Area Municipal Court represents the judicial branch of government and provides a neutral setting for resolving alleged City/Village ordinance violations. We provide friendly and efficient service to all court users, keeping in mind legal and ethical requirements. The Municipal Court provides a neutral forum for hearing City of Amery, Village of Clear Lake, Village of Clayton, and Town of Black Brook ordinance cases, where the penalty includes a forfeiture. These are not criminal charges and defendants are not entitled to a free lawyer.
Court is held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Adult Initial Appearances begin at 9:00 a.m. Juvenile cases are heard beginning at 9:30 a.m. Trials are scheduled as needed.
Common Cases Include:
- Animal Control Violations
- Building Code
- Disorderly Conduct
- 1st Offense Operating While Under the Influence
- Traffic (Speeding, Operating After Suspension, etc...)
- Retail Theft
- Truancy Violations
- Underage Alcohol
This may be your 1st visit to this Court, and it is our desire that you be fully advised of your rights and the Court’s procedures.
Not Guilty Plea Form (PDF)
Download this form to submit a not guilty plea.
- Do I need an attorney for the trial?
- What happens at trial?
- How do I prepare for trial?
- What information can I get from the City/Village about my case?
- Will I have to pay more than the amount on the citation if I do not appear for my trial, or if I lose at trial?
- If I lose at trial, can I appeal?Will I have to pay more than the amount on the citation if I do not appear for my trial, or if I lose at trial?
- If I lose at trial, can I appeal?
- Can I settle my case before the trial?
- Can I get a continuance of my trial date?