To plead not guilty and request a trial date, you must appear in court on the date listed at the bottom of your ticket or on your appearance bond.
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No, the clerk must witness your signature on the Waiver of Rights on the back of the ticket.
You may call the Municipal Court at 251-981-2444.
If you have a case that requires a court appearance, the municipal judge will establish the fine amount in each case he presides over. Depending upon the change, the judge can place a fine of up to $500, plus costs. There are some offenses where the fine may be higher.
You may call the Municipal Court at 251-981-2444. Note that there may be a fee associated with this request.
You can contact the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency at 334-242-4400 or at your local Courthouse, where you obtain a driver's license or you can write to:
Drivers License Division Improvement UnitP.O. Box 1471Montgomery, Al 36102-1471
If the vehicle listed on the ticket had insurance coverage at the time the citation was written and you did not have proof of it in the vehicle, you may bring proof of insurance to the Orange Beach Municipal Court before your court date. A magistrate will then determine if your ticket may be dismissed.
If you obtained insurance coverage for the vehicle listed on the ticket after the citation was written, you may bring proof of insurance to Orange Beach Municipal Court. A magistrate will then determine if your ticket may be dismissed upon payment of cost.
If the vehicle listed on the ticket did not have insurance coverage at the time the citation was written and you have not gotten insurance since a court appearance is mandatory. Your court date is listed at the bottom of your ticket.
The Orange Beach Municipal Court is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. The Court offices close at noon on the day of Court to prepare.
Cash, cashier's check, money order, Visa or Mastercard debit or credit cards. A 4.5% processing fee will be charged if paying by debit or credit card. No personal checks or partial payments will be accepted.
If you were charged with a crime that was handled through the Orange Beach Municipal Court, you may obtain a copy of that record. Note that there may be a fee associated with this request. Otherwise, the Municipal Court cannot run a background check or a criminal history check. If you are in need of a background check for employment, housing rental, etc., you should call the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center at 866-740-4762 for further instruction.
The Court Clerks is located at the Orange Beach Justice Center - 4480 Orange Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561.
If you did not pay your ticket on time or failed to appear to settle your case, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) was notified and they suspended your license for failing to appear in court or non-payment. In order to have your license reinstated, you must first settle the charge(s) against you. Then contact the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency at your local Courthouse, where you obtain a driver's license, or you may call ALEA at 334-242-4400 for more information concerning the reinstatement fee.