Municipal Court

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Closed at 2:00 p.m. on court

‚ÄčContact Info

Earl Stephens, Court Clerk

Phone: 251.580.2558

Fax: 251.937.0301

Judge: Marcus McDowell

Court Clerk: Earl Stephens

Prosecutor: Harold Koons III

Public Defender: William Scully Jr.

Court dates are typically held the first and third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center at 301 D'Olive Street. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. 

The Court Magistrates office is on the second floor of Bay Minette City Hall, 301 D'Olive Street.

Tickets may be paid online at or by phone at 1.800.701.8560.


Q. Where is Municipal court located?
A. John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D'Olive Street, Bay Minette, AL 36507 (adjacent to Bay Minette City Hall)

Q. What time does court start? A. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. and court begins at 5 p.m. 

Q. Where is the Court Magistrate's Office? A. Bay Minette City Hall, 301 D'Olive Street, second floor. 

Court Calendar