216-867-0429 rob@stiefvaterlaw.com


If you have been charged with a criminal or traffic offense and your case is pending Garfield Heights – or in any court in Cuyahoga County -contact Stiefvater Law, LLC to discuss the charges, the possible penalties with an aggressive Garfield Heights DUI, Criminal & Traffic Defense Attorney.

Contact the Garfield Heights DUI Lawyers, Garfield Heights Domestic Violence Attorneys, Drug Lawyers, and Alcohol Defense Attorneys today. Time is NOT on your side.

Attorney Robert Stiefvater has years of experience defending criminal and traffic charges – including the following: OVI/DUI, wrongful entrustment, hit skip, driving under suspension, speeding tickets, theft, assault, domestic violence, falsification, and more.

Garfield Heights Municipal Court:


5555 Turney Road

Garfield Hts., Ohio 44125

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

Website: http://ghmc.org


Cases heard: Select traffic, criminal, drunk driving and civil cases from the following cities, townships and villages:

Brecksville, Cuyahoga Hts., Garfield Hts., Independence, Maple Hts., Newburgh Hts., Valley View, Walton Hills, and the Metroparks

City Information:

The City of Garfield Heights is located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. For information on Garfield Heights, visit them on the web at:




Deborah J. Nicastro, Judge

Jennifer P. Weiler, Judge


Donna Marcoguiseppe

Business hours:

8:00-4:00 M-F

Telephone: 216-475-1900

Attorney fax filing available: Yes

Fax number: 216-475-3087

Website and online docket (if available): Click Here


Basic costs (traffic & criminal): coming soon

Continuance fee: coming soon


A fine is in addition to the costs listed above. The amount of the fine depends upon the traffic/criminal charge of which you are convicted. For an explanation of the range of fines, possible jail sentences and/or license suspensions, click here.

Payment methods: cash, check, & credit card

Credit card processing fee: N/A

Payment Plan Available: Only with permission

Payment Plan Fee: coming soon

Main Law Office:

Stiefvater Law, LLC
8748 Brecksville Rd., Ste 216
Brecksville, Ohio 44141

Robert can be reached at


Satellite Office:

Stiefvater Law, LLC
6100 Oak Tree Blvd., Ste 200
Independence, Ohio 44131

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This website is maintained for informational purposes only.  Please see the disclaimer.

Stiefvater Law, LLC has had the privilege to defend countless individuals.  Founding Attorney Robert Stiefvater practices throughout Ohio- Federal; including but not limited to the following jurisdictions- County: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit- the following Municipal: Bedford, Berea, Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Euclid, Garfield Heights, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Parma, Rocky River, Shaker Heights, Sandusky, Vermillion, Chardon, Mentor, Painesville, Willoughby, Avon Lake, Elyria, Lorain, Oberlin, Medina, Wadsworth, Canton, Massillon, Akron, and Stow- and the following Mayor’s Beachwood, Boston Heights,  Broadview Heights, Brook Park, Brooklyn, Chagrin Falls, Independence, Middleburg Heights, Newburgh Heights, North Royalton, Seven Hills, Strongsville, Avon, North Ridgeville, Brunswick, Boston Heights, Cuyahoga Falls, Fairlawn, Macedonia, and Northfield.

If you have been charged with a crime or a DUI - OVI, and need an OVI lawyer or local criminal defense attorney:

Trust Attorney Stiefvater to defend you against any of the following criminal charges:
Aiding & Abetting, Accessory, Arson, Assault, Attempt, Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Child Abandonment, Child Abuse, Child Endangering, Child Pornography, Computer Crime, Conspiracy, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Credit Card Fraud, Contempt of Court, Cyber Bullying, Debit Card Fraud, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace, Domestic Violence, Drug Cultivation, Drug Manufacturing, Drug Trafficking, Drug Distribution, Drug Possession, Embezzlement, Extortion, Forgery, Fraud, Harassment, Hate Crime, Homicide, Indecent Exposure, Identity Theft, Insurance Fraud, Kidnapping, Larceny, Manslaughter, Medical Marijuana, Money Laundering, Murder, Open Container, Perjury, Probation Violation, Prostitution, Public Intoxication, RICO (racketeering), Rape, Robbery, Securities Fraud, Sexual Assault, Shoplifting, Solicitation, Stalking, Statutory Rape, Tax Evasion, Tax Fraud, Telemarketing Fraud, Theft, Underage Possession, Vandalism, White Collar Crime, and Wire Fraud;
or any of the following 

Assured Clear Distance, Child Restraint Violation, Driving in Marked Lanes, Driving without a License, Driving with a Suspended License, Driving without Registration, Driving with Expired Registration, Driving Under Suspension (DUS), Drunk Driving-DUI-OVI-DWI, Failure to Control, Failure to Yield, Illegal U-Turn, Leaving the Scene of an Accident (Hit-Skip or Hit and Run), Mechanical Violations (Equipment Violations), Reckless Driving (Reckless Operation), Running a Red Light, Running a Stop Sign, Seat Belt Violation, Speeding, Unlawful Vehicle Modifications, and Wrongful Entrustment.