Jay F. Vinsel, Judge
D. Scott Rankin, Judge
Crystal M. Brokaw, Clerk of Court

Hours & Contact Information:

27 North 5th Street
Zanesville, OH 43701
(map & directions)
Phone: (740) 455-7138
Fax: (740) 455-7157
Probation: (740) 455-7153
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Closed weekends and legal holidays
including the day after Thanksgiving

Online Payments Available:

Did you know you can pay your fines and waivers online? Please visit our Online Payments page for more information.

Court Jurisdiction:

The territorial jurisdiction of The Muskingum County Court includes all of Muskingum County outside the City of Zanesville. The Court consists of the criminal division and the civil division. The criminal division handles traffic cases and misdemeanor criminal cases. The civil division handles complaints up to $15,000, small claims up to $6,000, and eviction cases.

Administrative Staff:

Crystal M. Brokaw Clerk of Court
Stacie Dennis Deputy Clerk/Assignment Commissioner
Julie Soller Deputy Clerk/Assignment Commissioner
Pam Bishop Deputy Clerk - Traffic/Criminal
Jackie Compton Deputy Clerk/Bookkeeper
Christy Landers Deputy Clerk - Civil
Ruth Davis Deputy Clerk - Civil

Probation Staff:

Crystal M. Brokaw Director of the HOPE Court Program
Matthew Gibson Chief Probation Officer/Bailiff
Tammy Blake Probation Officer/Bailiff
Allan Christian Probation Officer/Bailiff
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