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At the lowest level of the Ohio State Court system, Ohio's Mayors Courts hear misdemeanor and traffic cases, while the Ohio Court of Claims hears certain civil cases. Ohio's Municipal and County Courts share jurisdiction over tort, contract, small claims, criminal, traffic, and general civil cases at the trial level. The next highest court is Ohio's Court of Common Pleas, which hears real property claims, probate and estate matters, juvenile, domestic relations, and other civil cases. Ohio's appellate courts include the Court of Appeals, which hears all types of appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court. If you're seeking Ohio court records, begin by visiting the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Judicial System's website, Here you'll find a variety of Ohio court information, including the current Ohio Supreme Court docket, Ohio court rules, and links to all Ohio state court websites. To obtain copies of Ohio court documents, you'll have to contact the Clerk of Courts for the county where the case took place. Some counties offer comprehensive online access to Ohio court public records, while in other counties you'll need to visit the courthouse or send a written request for the court records that you're trying to find.
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18, Sep 2014 - Summit, OH Akron Woman Sentenced After Attacking School Officials Over Visitor's Badge
An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school.
18, Sep 2014 - Aberdeen, OH Water suit moved to U.S. Federal Court
ABERDEEN, Ohio | A judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, in Cincinnati will sort out the issue of water plant rights in Aberdeen.
18, Sep 2014 - Union, OH Union: Ohio prison learned of escape plans day earlier
LIMA, Ohio (AP) - The union representing Ohio guards says prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates scrambled over a fence for a few hours of freedom before being recaptured.
18, Sep 2014 - Federal court decision to restore Golden Week divides readers: What you're saying
A federal court judge's opinion that a state law reducing the number of early voting days in Ohio is unconstitutional sparked several debates among readers.
18, Sep 2014 - Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center Takes A New Approach For Diagnosed Victims Of Mesothelioma In The
When the Mesothelioma Victims Center created a state specific initiative for the state of Ohio they had two simple goals that included all diagnosed victims in the Buckeye State have instant access to the nation's top mesothelioma compensation lawyers, and these individuals, or their family members have nearly instant access to the best mesothelioma treatment centers in the state. Before a ...
18, Sep 2014 - Pennsylvania teens to stand trial in freeway rock-throwing incident
By David DeKok LEWISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Four Pennsylvania teenagers were ordered on Tuesday to stand trial on felony assault charges after prosecutors said they went on a night-long rampage that ended with an Ohio woman critically injured by a rock thrown from a highway overpass. Sharon Budd, 52, a teacher from Uniontown, Ohio, had her head split open in July by a rock hurled by one of the boys ...
18, Sep 2014 - Union, OH Escaped School Shooter Had 'Highest Level of Security'
Notorious school shooter T.J. Lane escaped an Ohio prison with two other inmates by scaling a barbed wire fence and crossing over the roof of the prison entry building despite being assigned "the highest level security grade," prison officials said today.
18, Sep 2014 - Summit, OH American sentenced to 4-month jail term for role in G20 vandalism
Putting his budding career as an architect on hold, Ohio-native Quinn McCormic, 27, flew to Toronto from Germany this week to enter a guilty plea for his role in the 2010 G20 riots . McCormic is the last person to face trial for damages caused when dozens of black bloc vandals rampaged through the streets of Toronto during the June 26 to 27 international summit, smashing windows, looting stores ...
18, Sep 2014 - Noble, OH Inmates seek food outside cafeteria
Junk food and cell-made meals cobbled together with commissary items appear to be the preferred bill of fare for some Ohio inmates with distaste for the prison-provided food. Purchases at prison commissaries have jumped since Aramark Correctional Services took over meal service last fall, with some prisoners complaining about food quality and quantity.
18, Sep 2014 - Federal judge rejects Ohio law requiring truth in campaign advertising
A federal judge struck down Ohio's campaign truth squad Thursday, issuing a significant First Amendment decision that pushes the state out of the business of trying to referee "political truth" in campaign advertising. In an opinion that cited authorities ranging from the Supreme Court to the "House of Cards" character ...
18, Sep 2014 - Wayne, OH Convicted killer in school shooting escapes prison in Ohio
The convicted killer of three Ohio students at a high school cafeteria escaped from a prison Thursday night and a search was underway in northwest Ohio, police said.
18, Sep 2014 - Montgomery, OH Robbery trial delayed for DNA in Ohio County WHEELING, W.Va. -- A trial for a man accused of shooting another man in the head in May in Wheeling was set to stand trial. However, on Monday in court, that changed as both sides await DNA evidence the state says could tie the defendant, Treyvon Montogomery, to the crime. ...
18, Sep 2014 - Missouri Inmate Earl Ringo Jr. Executed Despite Appeals, Death Marks State’s Eighth Execution In
Missouri inmate Earl Ringo Jr. was put to death early Wednesday at the state penitentiary in Bonne Terre despite several last-minute appeals to overturn his death sentence, including a claim that the prison was using a controversial sedative drug linked to three recent botched executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona.
18, Sep 2014 - Hilliard, OH Ex-podiatrist defeats plaintiffs in two trials
A former Hilliard podiatrist has won two jury verdicts against medical-malpractice claims in the past six weeks, but he still faces more than two dozen lawsuits in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. Leonard Janis, 67, voluntarily surrendered his medical license in February 2013 “in lieu of further investigation of a possible violation” of Ohio laws regarding minimum standards of care, according ...
18, Sep 2014 - Federal Judge in Ohio Delivers a Victory for Voting Rights
Linda Killian: In a victory for voting rights, a federal judge in Ohio overturned Republican plans to cut back on the state’s early voting.
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