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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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25, Oct 2014 - 2 reportedly caught with $1.3M worth of weed
A Pittsburgh woman and a Las Vegas man are in the Wood County jail today after Ohio Highway Patrol troopers reportedly found about $1.3 million worth of marijuana in the vehicles they were driving, authorities said.
25, Oct 2014 - Montgomery, OH Kettering woman guilty of promoting prostitution
A Kettering woman on Friday was found guilty by a jury of promoting prostitution under a recently revised Ohio law that could lead to her and others in the state being labeled sex offenders. The law change stripped the language about transportation for sex for hire needing to be across state or county lines. Aimee Hart, 41, will be sentenced Nov. 25 in Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge ...
25, Oct 2014 - Lake, OH Teenager gets life in foster mom's stabbing death
CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio teenager who said she killed her foster mother in 2012 at the urging of the dead woman's husband was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
25, Oct 2014 - Youngstown, OH Indicted Youngstown businessman moved from county jail
The owner of a Youngstown convenience store has been moved from the Mahoning County Jail to a prison operated by a private company. The attorney for 60 year old George Rafidi tells 21 News that his client is now being held in the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center on Hubbard Road in Youngstown.
25, Oct 2014 - Allen, OH Ohio school shooter won't face escape charges
A convicted high school shooter who scaled a prison fence and was captured hours later won't face escape charges because the victims' families don't want to give him a chance to mock them again, a prosecutor said Friday.
25, Oct 2014 - Allen, OH School Shooter Will Not Be Charged With Escaping From Prison
An Ohio prosecutor has decided against filing charges against convicted high school shooter T.J. Lane for escaping prison because he doesn't want to give Lane another chance to anger the victims' families.
25, Oct 2014 - Ohio court asked to dismiss appeal of Adamson family
GEORGETOWN, Ohio | An attorney representing Brown County Coroner Dr. Judith Varnau filed on Oct. 17, to have a court appeal by the family of a death victim dismissed.
25, Oct 2014 - Cincinnati, OH Attorneys Corey Hamilton and Theresa Nelson Join Strauss Troy
Strauss Troy, a leading law firm in Ohio and Kentucky, announces that attorneys Corey Hamilton and Theresa Nelson have joined the firm. "These two talented attorneys bring notable expertise to the ...
25, Oct 2014 - Union, OH Prison union protests staff reductions
Members of the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association crowded the entrance to the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections building to cuts in correction officer staffing. Reductions in correctional staff throughout the state has led to increased violence, escape attempts and suicides in Ohio prisons, said Christopher Mabe, OCSEA president. “This is about providing safety and security in ...
25, Oct 2014 - Marijuana worth $1.3M seized after stop on turnpike
A Pittsburgh woman and a Las Vegas man were in the Wood County jail Friday after the Ohio Highway Patrol allegedly found about $1.3 million worth of marijuana after stopping their vehicles, authorities said.
25, Oct 2014 - Appeals court overturns decision on jailed Ohio voters
CINCINNATI - A federal appeals court has ruled that organizations conducting voter outreach did not have the right to sue the state of Ohio on behalf of voters arrested and jailed the weekend before Election Day.
25, Oct 2014 - Maple Heights, OH Ohio inmate has leprosy; Jimmy Dimora continues fight for new trial; bomb scare in Canton: Overnigh
Also, Cleveland man charged with assaulting Lakewood police officer; Public Square renovation wins a big thumbs-up from Cleveland Design Review Committee; Maple Heights holds traffic camera forum as citizens prepare to vote
24, Oct 2014 - Allen, OH Report: No escape charges for Ohio school shooter
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A convicted high school shooter who scaled a prison fence and was captured hours later won't face escape charges because the victims' families don't want to give him a chance to mock them again, a prosecutor said Friday.
24, Oct 2014 - Allen, OH Report: No prison escape charges for T.J. Lane
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor has decided against filing charges against convicted high school shooter T.J. Lane for escaping prison because he doesn’t want to give Lane another chance to anger the victims’ families. The Lima News reported Friday that the Allen County prosecutor talked with the families of the three students killed […]
24, Oct 2014 - Allen, OH Report: Prosecutor won't file escape charges against Ohio school shooter who fled prison
An Ohio prosecutor has decided against filing charges against convicted high school shooter T.J.
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