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South Salt Lake Justice Court – Changes in Schedule and Services due to COVID 19

As of April 2, 2020, the SSL Justice Court will be physically closed to the public.  This means that although we are closed to personal interactions, we are still available to address all of your needs via phone and email.  If there is a hearing that you wish to observe, you may contact the court at 801-483-6072 to make arrangements to attend the hearing. 


Pursuant to Administrative Order for Court Operations During Pandemic, the South Salt Lake Justice Court is setting hearings out to June and later.  Notifications are being sent when the new date is scheduled. If you have a case with the SSL Justice Court, but your address has changed, please contact us at 801-483-6072 to update this information to ensure you receive your new court date.  


Some cases may be heard prior to June via phone or video.  To inquire about scheduling a hearing prior to June, please contact the court at 801-483-6072.  


Please make payments online or over the phone.  If you need to make a payment with cash, please obtain a money order and mail it to SSLJustice Court, 220 East Morris Avenue, South Salt Lake, UT  84115.  If you are unable to obtain a money order, call the court at 801-483-6072 for instructions.  


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


The South Salt Lake Justice Court personnel are available to assist you over the phone or via email ( with any questions you have regarding cases in our court.  We are unable to assist you with cases filed in other courts.

During this unusual time, we are committed to maintaining a high level of service to those who need to address issues in our court.  We appreciate your understanding and patience as we strive to do this under the new restrictions in place to keep everyone safe and healthy.


Mission Statement      

The mission of the South Salt Lake Justice court is to ensure fair, impartial, and efficient application of the laws of the City of South Salt Lake and the State of Utah. The Justice Court Judge, Manager, and all staff members will perform their duties professionally and respectfully, in an effort to provide exceptional public service on a consistent basis. 

 South Salt Lake City Justice Court Payment Options

• Mail: South Salt Lake City Justice Court
           220 East Morris Avenue
          Salt Lake City, UT 84115

• In Person: Same address as above – WEST SIDE ENTRANCE ONLY – 8 am – 4pm

• Drop Box: Same address as In Person – Drop box to right of doors – any time

     Please inclue full name and case number or citation number if posible on check.

• On-line:   You will need your citation number or case number to complete this transaction.

Court payments CANNOT be taken by any other city department.

 Electronic Submission of Official Documents

Please direct any electronic filings or other offical court documents to: 

**Include a case number or any other identifying information with your attachments. 

Members of the public can now check their warrants online - free of charge.

The warrant check screen can be accessed at:

If you have agreed to attend a traffic safety class as part of your Plea in Abeyance agreement you can obtain information on registering for Defensive Driving presented by the Utah Safety Council by clicking this link:

Link for Self-Help Center:


Related Information


The Justice Court is now providing fingerprinting services for the general public.  Walk in appointments for this service are available on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.  

There is a $10.00 fee for the printing services which includes up to two fingerprint cards.  Other charges may apply for additonal cards or submissions. Payments must be made to the Finance Department on the 2nd Floor of City Hall before services will be provided.   We look forward to serving the community of South Salt Lake.  


Justice Court

Justice Court
220 E. Morris Ave.
South Salt Lake, UT 84115

Enter the Court through the outside west entrance of City Hall.

Phone: 801.483.6072
Fax: 801.464.6786

Open Monday-Friday 

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Ryan Richards
Justice Court Judge