Municipal Court

Mission Statement

The Municipal Court strives to ensure accessibility, fairness and courtesy in the administration of justice, with dignity and respect for all, without regard to race, sex or religion, and abiding by all applicable guidelines and laws while maintaining full compliance with the directives of the Administrative Offices of the Courts.

Department Function

The function of the Selma Municipal Court is to efficiently administer and process all matters coming into and before the Municipal Court by carrying out the policies and procedures established by the Judicial and the State Legislature in a professional, courteous and dedicated manner. 


Samantha Livingston

Samantha Livingston

Interim Chief Magistrate



Selma Municipal Court
1300 Alabama Avenue
Selma, AL 36703


8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Warrant Hours

Monday -Wednesday:
9:00 am to 2:00 pm


(334) 874-2135


(334) 874-2420



Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

Sever Weather