The mission of the Court is to fairly and
impartially facilitate the administration of
justice and to provide the citizens of the Third
Ward with efficient and convenient access to
The Third Ward Franklin City Court
was established in 1968 with presiding Judge
Charles R. Provost. He held the bench until
Court is a court of record that processes civil,
traffic, criminal and juvenile matters.
City Court is located at 508 1/2 Second Street.
The City Court is divided into the
Criminal/Ticket and Civil departments. The
former handles misdemeanor offenses, traffic
offenses and ticket processing, warrants,
juvenile cases and services and probation. The
latter is involved with small claims litigation,
petitions, evictions and garnishments.