Douglas Municipal Court

The Douglas Municipal Court is the Judicial Branch of the governing body of the Town of Douglas.  The Court is part of the Alabama Unified Judicial System.  The Municipal Court handles all traffic citations, municipal ordinance violations and misdemeanor criminal arrests initiated by the Douglas Police Department.  Court Office  Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Closed for lunch between 12:00 and 1:00.

Payments can be accepted any day EXCEPT court day.  NO payments will be accepted.


Court is held on the first Wednesday of the month starting at 2:00 p.m. 

Presiding Judge – The Honorable J. Shannon Mitchell

Prosecutor – The Honorable P.J. Harris

Court Clerk/Magistrate – Carolyn Garrett

Chief of Police – Chief Eric Speight


If you have any questions concerning the Municipal Court, you may call the Court Clerk/Magistrate at 256-593-9531, or

email address:


To Pay Your Ticket by Mail:  Send a cashier check or money to Town of Douglas, P.O. Box 45, Douglas, Al  35964


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Online Payment




Or pay by phone (855)909-9531

You will need to contact the Court Clerk for your case number before making payments.

There will be a 4.5% service fee with a minimum charge of $3.00 assessed by a third-party for all debit and credit card payments. Town of Douglas Municipal Court receives no additional revenue from this fee.