Municipal Court

8:30 a.m. probation reviews
9:00 a.m. trials

8:30 a.m. arraignment traffic/non-traffic



The Madison Municipal Court provides jurisdiction over misdemeanor offenses. Providing day-to-day assistance to citizens, attorneys, defendants and other courts.

Our purpose is to provide a fair, impartial and efficient court system for municipal charges.

Functions include

  • Settlement of traffic tickets
  • Management of all pending cases
  • Maintenance of all court records

The Court is responsible for answering only procedural type questions that are court-related and does not give any legal advice.

Obtain a warrant

  • The incident occurred in the city limits of Madison, the offender is over 18 years of age, you have filed an incident report with the Madison Police Department.
  • Call the Court Clerks office at 256-772-5617.
  • After conducting a hearing while under oath, the magistrate will determine if there is probable cause to issue an arrest warrant. Filing a police report does not ensure a warrant.

Bail Information

  • You may post a cash or property bond during regular business hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • You may contact a local professional bonding company 24 hours a day
  • You may post a cash bond online 24 hours a day at