FAQS & Articles

Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 1:26pm
The Center for Restorative Justice is a program utilized by the Wayne County Municipal Court. Referrals to this program are overseen by Angela Schaad of the Probation Department. The Center for Restorative Justice is a non-profit, community based program designed to address some of the needs of victims and to restore the offender to the community. Cases are referred to the program by a branch of...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 10:27am
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) ProgramAs budgets limit jail space, jail populations need to be reduced. Research shows a reduced rate of recidivism among individuals who successfully complete the MRT program. In an effort to address jail overcrowding, seven employees from the Wayne County Municipal Court are certified to facilitate MRT groups. MRT is a unique cognitive behavioral treatment...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 12:41am
HOPE (Helping Offenders Prosper Effectively) CourtHOPE Court is a specialized docket to assist mentally ill defendants in leading stable, safe, and law-abiding lives in our community. HOPE Court is designed to divert offenders away from jail and into mental health treatment which is monitored by the Court. The goals of the program are to keep participants psychiatrically stable and crime free by...
Posted On: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 4:21am
Wayne County Municipal CourtIf your name is drawn for jury service in the Wayne County Municipal Court the term will last for two months. You may expect to be called one or two times during the term of service. Very rarely does a jury trial in this Court last longer than one day. The summons will direct you to call 330-287-5662 after 5:00 p.m. the day prior to your appearance. If you are hearing...