Oakwood has its own Municipal Court which is part of the County and State court system. Judge Margaret M. Quinn is the presiding Judge. Regina (Gina) Urban is the Clerk of Court, and Sarah Clever is the Deputy Clerk.
The Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor cases, arraignments, and traffic violations, as well as preliminary hearings on felony cases. The court also hears small claims and civil cases. Court hearings take place in the same chambers which serve City Council.
Judge Quinn performs marriage ceremonies for couples on a scheduled basis, a fee of $40 is paid to the City of Oakwood.
Court is in session at 8:30 A.M. each Thursday and other days as needed. Arraignments are heard first, followed by pre-trials, criminal trials and civil hearings, in that order. Occasionally, Oakwood residents are requested to appear for jury duty in Oakwood Municipal Court.