The Mentor Municipal Judge tries all misdemeanors and ordinance violations occurring within the cities of Mentor and Mentor-on-the-Lake. Mentor Municipal Court hears traffic citation cases, civil cases valued up to $15,000, landlord/tenant cases and all Small Claims complaints valued up to $3,000. All felony cases are heard to determine probable cause and are then bound over to the Lake County Common Pleas Court. The Court Probation Department oversees all persons placed on probation by the Court for any offense.
To reach Mentor Court, dial (440) 974-5744. For Traffic and Criminal cases, dial extension 2350; for Civil cases, dial extension 2351.