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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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23, Nov 2014 - Two Sentenced for Distributing Heroin Near Local School
Marcel D. Weaver, 30, of East Liverpool, Ohio,and Holly D. Keyes, 26, of Chester, West Virginia, were sentenced for distributing heroin near a local elementary school, according to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II.
23, Nov 2014 - Mahoning, OH Federal suit filed after Ohio boy's beating death
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A former northeast Ohio children's services director is facing a federal lawsuit over the case of a teenager whose January 2013 beating death led to prison sentences for his mother and her boyfriend.
23, Nov 2014 - Butler, OH Prisoner who fatally beat man gets 5 years says inmates coerced him into attack on child rape suspe
URBANA, Ohio — An inmate who beat a child-rape suspect who died a few days later was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison. ...
23, Nov 2014 - Florida remains in limbo as same-sex marriage bans are upheld in four states
As Florida remains in limbo over the same-sex marriage issue, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld gay marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, reversing the trend in federal courts to strike down such bans and piling pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the...
23, Nov 2014 - Toledo, OH Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with assault
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in northwest Ohio has been charged with assault and other crimes after authorities say he grabbed and choked an inmate before a court appearance. Lucas County Sheriff’s Deputy John McCallum was charged in Toledo Municipal Court Monday. Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Carter says in court documents that 50-year-old McCallum […]
23, Nov 2014 - Erie, OH Woman says trucker raped her multiple times
The Michigan trucker accused of sexually assaulting an Ohio woman in the parking lot of the Bentleyville Pilot truck stop last week was ordered to stand trial following his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Central Court.
23, Nov 2014 - Polls are open for Election Day
What’s on the ballot: In today’s election, voters will choose candidates for a number of statewide and local offices including Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Congress, General Assembly, Ohio Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, State Board of Education, and county offices. You can find out what’s on your ballot in our interactive election guide at vote ...
23, Nov 2014 - Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by appeals court, reversing trend
A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue.
23, Nov 2014 - Butler, OH Sentencing set for man in case of child rape suspect who died after Ohio jail assault
URBANA, Ohio — A jail inmate who beat a child-rape suspect who died a few days later was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison.
23, Nov 2014 - Lake, OH Clifford Taylor Blames His Victim: Child Rapist Says 5-Year-Old Girl Actually Raped Him
Clifford Taylor, a convicted child rapist, now blames his victim in one of the most bizarre and disturbing attempted defenses likely ever to be heard in child sexual abuse case, now telling a judge that a five-year-old girl actually raped him. Taylor, of Chardon, Ohio, entered a guilty plea on October 15 to two rape Clifford Taylor Blames His Victim: Child Rapist Says 5-Year-Old Girl Actually ...
23, Nov 2014 - What’s Next for Gay Marriage? in US
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, speaks during a rally for the opponents of gay marriage at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The 2-1 ruling Thursday Nov. 6, 2014 by the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals _ affecting laws in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee _ ran counter to a wave of recent ...
23, Nov 2014 - Allen, OH Summary Report of Allen Oakwood Correctional Escape Released
New video and information released by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections partially explains how three inmates escaped the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in September and what's being done to prevent future prison breaks.
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23, Nov 2014 - Federal appeals court upholds 4 states' gay marriage bans
A federal appeals court in Ohio on Thursday upheld state bans on gay marriage in the Midwest, setting the stage for the Supreme Court to finally rule on the constitutionality of same-sex unions.
23, Nov 2014 - Ohio Democrats regroup after big election losses
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - After Tuesday's big losses and the resignation of their state party chairman, Ohio Democrats are scrambling to regroup. Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) led a Republican sweep of statewide offices, two Ohio Supreme Court seats and GOP gains in the state Legislature.
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