Judge Eric D. Martin
Judge Jay F. Vinsel
Alma J. Tennent, 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 $3,000, and eviction cases.

Administrative Staff:

Alma J. Tennent Clerk of Court
Lea Ann Schneider Deputy Clerk/Assignment Commissioner
Tammy Rankin Deputy Clerk/Assignment Commissioner
Pam Bishop Deputy Clerk Traffic/Criminal
Christy Landers Deputy Clerk/Bookkeeper
Crystal Brokaw Deputy Clerk Civil
Jennifer Baker Deputy Clerk Civil

Probation Staff:

Alma J. Tennent Program Director
Kevin Upton Probation Officer/Bailiff
Sean Brady Probation Officer/Bailiff/Court Security
Matthew Gibson Probation Officer/Bailiff
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