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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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06, Mar 2015 - Fayette, OH Judge Approves Clarett's Early Release From Probation
Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was released from probation Wednesday, two months ahead of schedule.
06, Mar 2015 - Ohio Muslim man sues gym he said barred him from praying
(Reuters) - A Muslim man has sued an Ohio gym in federal court, alleging its employees violated his civil rights by telling him to stop praying in the locker room and threatening to kick him out if he did it again. Mohamed Fall, 28, has attended an LA Fitness in Cincinnati since October 2013, praying quietly after his workouts for about five minutes in a corner of the locker room, he said in the ...
06, Mar 2015 - Judge throws out Ohio inmates' lethal injection lawsuit
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by four death row inmates who challenged an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs.
06, Mar 2015 - Workers disability bias cases reinstated
Two appellate courts have separately ruled against employers — Sears Roebuck & Co. and an Ohio hospital — in disability discrimination cases holding that they failed to accommodate disabled workers.
06, Mar 2015 - Hinckley, OH Attorney General Mike DeWine sues Hinckley Twp. landscaper
A Hinckley Township landscaper has been sued by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine for allegedly failing to deliver services to at least nine Medina County customers. The attorney general’s office filed a civil lawsuit Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court against John M. Capone, of the 1300 block of Mattingly Road. The lawsuit alleges Read More... The post Attorney General Mike DeWine sues ...
06, Mar 2015 - Two Central Ohio men get 5 years in local drug case
IRONTON - A Columbus, Ohio, area man and his uncle were sentenced to five years in prison in a drug case in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
05, Mar 2015 - Urbana, OH Congressman Jim Jordan on DHS Funding and Executive Order
Both parties say they want to fund Homeland Security, which includes grants for over 500 Ohio Fire Departments. But republicans aren't sold on the DHS funding, because of it's connection with president Obama's executive actions on immigration.
05, Mar 2015 - Sandusky, OH Pinoy gets life for Ohio bar killings
A 34-year-old Filipino responsible for killing three and wounding another during the deadliest shooting Fremont, California has seen in nearly three decades last year received a life sentence for his crimes,
05, Mar 2015 - Judge Brett Spencer receives Ohio Strong award
WEST UNION, Ohio | Adams County Court of Common Pleas Judge Brett Spencer was recently awarded recognition for his work by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel
05, Mar 2015 - Brown, OH China sets growth target of about 7 percent for coming year
An Ohio woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to prison a year after one of her young daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and...
05, Mar 2015 - $4.8 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina
Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crimes convictions.
05, Mar 2015 - Greenville, OH Head on crash in Vernon Township seriously injures Greenville man
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A convicted killer whose nose was partially bitten off by a dog in a prison program will get $7,500 in damages. The settlement in 42-year-old Vincent Doan's lawsuit was approved Wednesday in the Ohio Court of Claims.
05, Mar 2015 - Ohio Amish leader in prison for beard cuttings seeks release - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Miss
The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio whose hate crime convictions for beard- and hair-cutting attacks were overturned wants a federal judge to release him from prison when he's resentenced next month.
05, Mar 2015 - Scioto, OH Ohio mom, boyfriend sentenced to prison in abuse case
An Ohio mother and her boyfriend have been sentenced to prison after her children told authorities they were chained to their beds, deprived of food and raped.
05, Mar 2015 - Guernsey, OH Pizza Delivery Driver Gets Life in Prison
An eastern Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for 38 years for killing a pizza delivery driver and dumping her body at a state park. Guernsey County Prosecutor Dan Padden says a three-judge panel in Cambridge sentenced 33-year-old Adam Burris on Friday, opting for the prison sentence instead of the death penalty. The panel heard testimony for and against ...
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