Municipal Court

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Closed for lunch: 
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Closed at 2:00 p.m. on court

Click here for the schedule of 

Bay Minette Municipal Court . 


‚ÄčContact Info

Mr. Earl Stephens

Phone: 251.580.2558

Fax: 251.937.0301


Judge: Marcus McDowell

Court Clerk: Earl Stephens

Prosecutor: Harold Koons III

Public Defender: William Scully Jr.

Court dates are typically held the first and third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center at 301 D'Olive Street. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. 

The Court Magistrates office is at 300 N. Hoyle Avenue, next door to the Bay Minette Police Department. 

Tickets may be paid online at or by phone at 251.580.6553 or 1.800.701.8560.


Q. Where is Municipal court located?
A. 301 D'Olive Street, Bay Minette, AL 36507

Q. What time does court start?                                                                  A. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. and court begins at 5 p.m. 

Q. Where is the Court Magistrate's Office?                                                 A. 300 N. Hoyle Avenue, next to the Bay Minette Police Department.