Welcome to the Salt Lake City Justice Court
Salt Lake City Justice Court
- The court will be closed temporarily on January 30, 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
- Your opinion matters to us, please take time to fill out our court survey.
- The court will be closed on President's Day Holiday, February 16th, 2015.
- Salt Lake City charges a 1.23% surcharge on all credit card payments per City Ordinance 3.16.060
- The Court offers Automatic Bill Pay or Automated Recurring Billing for those who qualify for a payment agreement. This service allows for a one-time setup of payment information, then billing occurs automatically each month, no need to manually make payments.
The City Justice Court system is comprised of three sections; Criminal, Traffic and Small Claims.
The Criminal section handles misdemeanor criminal violations. The Traffic section handles infractions and misdeameanors that are non-moving and moving violations. The Small Claims section settles legal issues and problems from contractual or service disputes or others claims which do not exceed the sum of $10,000.00. Small Claims has jurisdiction over cases in which the defendant resides or the debt arises within the geographic boundaries of Salt Lake City.
ADA Notice: If you are a party to a case, a witness or prospective juror and you need special accommodations (including communication aids and services) during an upcoming proceeding, please call the Salt Lake City Justice Court at 801-535-6300, or fax the court at 801-535-6302 at least three business days before the proceeding.
When coming to the courthouse, metered parking is available and there are two private pay lots located behind (directly East of) the courthouse. Parking lot entrances are on 230 East 300 South and 245 East 300 South.
Court employees are not authorized to give legal advice to the public. The legal analysis of any situation depends on a variety of factors which cannot be properly represented or accounted for on a website; therefore, you are encouraged to consult an attorney about your particular case.