Justice Court

South Salt Lake Justice Court – Updated changes due to COVID 19 (November 2021)

The South Salt Lake Justice Court is open to the public while still enforcing COVID -19 precautions.  All individuals entering the court must be screened (temperature and questions about exposure) and must wear a mask at all times.  Please do not try to enter the court if you have COVID-19, have symptoms, or have recently been exposed. 

Most hearings are still being held over WebEx.Trials and some Evidentiary Hearings may be held in person. To determine how your case will be addressed, please contact the court at 801-483-6072. If you are unable to access your hearing by telephone or Webex, please call the court for other options. If you want to observe a hearing, contact the court at the same number. Webex hearings can be accessed by the public by using the link posted on each case on the Utah Courts website under Find Hearing Date.

Making Payments

Please make payments online. You will need your citation number or case number to complete a transaction.

You may make payments over the phone if you have difficulty doing so online.  

If you need to make a payment with cash, please obtain a money order or cashier’s check and mail it to:

SSL Justice Court
220 East Morris Avenue
South Salt Lake, UT 84115 

You can also place the money order or check in the dropbox on the West side of City Hall. Do not put cash in the drop box. Make sure we can read your signature and provide a case number or date of birth with the check or money order. Court payments cannot be taken by any other city department.

About the Justice Court

The South Salt Lake Justice Court addresses:

  • Class B and C Misdemeanors
  • Infractions
  • Traffic Citations
  • Small Claims cases
  • Expungements

Contact the Court

If you have an open case in the South Salt Lake Justice Court, please contact the court at 801-483-6072 to update your contact information, check on hearing dates, discuss options for moving your case forward or discuss any other questions you may have.

Prepare for your Arraignment

If you are scheduled for an arraignment, please watch the Defendant Rights video prior to your hearing (links listed below). The Judge will answer any questions you may have about your rights during the hearing.

Electronic Submission of Official Documents

Please direct any electronic filings or other official court documents to the Justice Court via email.

Include a case number or date of birth with your attachments.


Members of the public can now check their warrants online - free of charge. The warrant check screen can be accessed online.

Ordering a Certified Copy of Your Case Information

If you would like a certified copy of information from your case, you may order it from the Justice Court. Certification costs $4 and printing costs $0.50/page. Contact us at 801-483-6072 to learn more.

Fingerprinting Services

Until further notice, the SSL Justice Court will not be providing fingerprint services to the public.