City of South Salt Lake


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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 Justice Court – Updated changes due to COVID 19 (July 7, 2020)

The South Salt Lake Justice Court remains 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. Most hearings will be addressed via Webex or telephone.

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. Telephonic and Webex hearings can be accessed by the public by using the link posted on each case in under Find Hearing Date.

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 or place it in the dropbox on the West side of City Hall. Court payments CANNOT be taken by any other city department.

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. We are here to help you understand the process during this unusual time.

Prepare for your Arraignment

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



Making Payments

Please make payments online or over the phone (801-483-6072).

Online: You will need your citation number or case number to complete this transaction.

Electronic Submission of Official Documents

Please direct any electronic filings or other official 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:

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.

Related Information


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


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