Stiefvater Law, LLC
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Independence DUI Lawyer - Criminal Attorney - OVI Lawyers

If you have been charged with an Independence DUI, Criminal or Traffic offense -contact Independence DUI Lawyer Robert Stiefvater to discuss what an aggressive traffic and criminal defense attorney can do for you.

Before pleading Not Guilty in Independence, speak to an attorney and be certain that you understand the ramifications of that plea – including the fact that your case will be transferred to Garfield Heights.

Stiefvater Law, LLC provides vigorous defense for speeding, traffic and criminal charges - including the following: speeding tickets, OVI & DUI (drunk driving), hit skip, driving under suspension (DUS), wrongful entrustment, drug charges, disorderly conduct, theft, assault, domestic violence, falsification and more.

Independence Mayor’s Court:


6800 Brecksville Road

Independence, Ohio 44131

An interactive map is located at the bottom of this page.

Website:  N/A


Cases heard:  Certain DUI, traffic (speeding tickets), and criminal cases.

City Information:

For information on the City of Independence, Ohio, visit them on the web at:


Mayor or Magistrate:  Mayor Gregory P. Kurtz


Every other Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.


The Clerk is:  Angela T. Zeleznik

Business hours: 8:00-4:30 p.m. M-F

Telephone:  216-524-7719

Attorney fax filing available:  Yes

Fax number:  216-524-3878

Website and online docket (if available):  N/A


Basic court costs: check back for update

Continuance fee:  N/A


Depends upon the traffic or criminal charge of which you are convicted.  For an explanation of the range of fines, possible jail sentences and/or license suspensions click here: Court Penalties.

Payment methods: cash, check, money order, MasterCard, Visa & Discover

Credit card processing fee: No

Payment Plan Available:  For limited circumstances

Payment Plan Fee: check back soon