Judge Paul Lux
Pam Boss, Clerk

Bond Schedule

First Degree Misdemeanor (Criminal/Traffic) $4,000.00
Second Degree Misdemeanor (Criminal/Traffic) $3,000.00
Third Degree Misdemeanor (Criminal/Traffic) $2,000.00
Fourth Degree Misdemeanor (Criminal/Traffic) $1,000.00
Unclassified Misdemeanor (Criminal) $3,000.00

All misdemeanor bonds may be satisfied by a payment of 10% cash only, together with the required statutory fee of $25.00.

Any misdemeanor charge involving domestic violence, assault, or similar crime of violence against a person shall have bond set by Judge Lux personally. All felony charges shall have bond set by Judge Lux personally. In doing so, the court will take into consideration all factors specified in the Ohio Revised Code as well as the Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure.

Any defendant released from jail pursuant to this bond schedule must appear in court at the designated date and time provided the defendant upon release from custody. The defendant must keep the Court advised of a current address at all times and maintain good behavior while on bond.

Waiver Schedule

All payments may be mailed to the following address:

Erie County Municipal Court
150 West Mason Rd.
Milan, Ohio 44846

Payments shall be in US funds, by certified check or money order. Make certain that a copy of the citation is enclosed for proper credit. If a receipt is requested, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Speed Violation Waiver Schedule

$2.00 per mile over the speed limit, plus court costs of $90.00.

If the accused has been convicted of two (2) or more moving violations in the preceding twelve (12) calendar months, no waiver is allowed and the accused must personally appear at the scheduled time. The citation issued shall indicate said convictions and the dates of same.

Seat Belt Violation Waiver Schedule

Driver - $100.00 including court costs.
Passenger - $90.00 including court costs.
Child restraint - $100.00 including court costs ($80 with other charge).

Traffic Waiver Schedule

The following minor misdemeanor offenses may be satisfied through the court violations bureau by payment of a fine of $25.00 and costs of $90.00 (total $115.00). For any offense not specifically enumerated herein, no waiver is allowed and the accused must personally appear at the scheduled time.

  • Slow speed
  • Expired license less than 6 months
  • Improper turn
  • Turn signals
  • No helmet or face shield
  • Headlight violations
  • Towing requirements
  • Muffler/excess noise
  • Red light/stop sign
  • Improper lane use/marked lanes
  • Failure to yield to emergency vehicle
  • Improper passing/passing on right
  • Left of center
  • Failure to display license plates
  • Failure to yield
  • Following too close
  • Improper U-turn
  • Excess window tint
  • Expired plates
  • Unsafe vehicle
  • Railroad flashing lights
  • Reckless operation
  • Driving on closed road
  • Equipment violation
  • Impaired alertness
  • No mud flaps
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