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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, http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/default.asp. 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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24, Apr 2014 - Williams, OH Ohio man sits on corner with "I AM A BULLY!" sign
Edmond Aviv, accused of harassing his neighbor and her disabled children for years, say judge ruined his life by making him display sign
24, Apr 2014 - Lawrence, OH Ohio State Highway Patrol captain retires after 37 years of service
One of the three inmates identified as being involved in a hostage situation at the Trumbull County jail faces criminal charges that could bring the death penalty if convicted.Authorities say that 29-year-old David Martin of Cleveland is awaiting trial for the murder of Jeremy Cole in Warren in October, 2012.Martin was a neighbor of Cole who was shot to death at a home on Oak Circle SW. A woman ...
24, Apr 2014 - Washington, OH Man totes "I AM A BULLY!" sign after harassing disabled children
After harassing and intimidating his neighbor, Sandra Prugh, and her adopted, disabled African-American children, an Ohio man has been handed down an interesting sentence.
24, Apr 2014 - Brown, OH Prison for court sanction violations
GEORGETOWN, Ohio | It was a second chance and lost opportunities for three defendants in Brown County Court of Common pleas this month.
24, Apr 2014 - Preble, OH Ohio death row inmate tried to stay execution via organ donor petition
Documents show rejection of Dennis McGuire's requests to become an organ donor and delay an untested lethal injection
24, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Woman, 29, accused of having sex with boy
Victim was between the ages of 13 and 15; prosecutor from Ohio Attorney General’s Office assisted in indictment against Gallipolis woman.
24, Apr 2014 - Williams, OH Ohio man ordered to sit at corner with 'I AM A BULLY!' sign
A man accused of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children for the past 15 years sat at a street corner Sunday morning with a sign declaring he's a bully, a requirement of his sentence.
24, Apr 2014 - Utica, OH Ohio mom plans plea change in cancer scheme case
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) - A central Ohio woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son intends to change her plea to either no contest or guilty on felony charges of child endangering and theft. A filing by Emily Creno's (CRAY'-nohs) attorney in Licking County court ...
24, Apr 2014 - Williams, OH Ohio man given unusual punishment for his crime
Judge orders man convicted of harassing neighbor, her disabled children to stand on street corner holding unflattering sign
24, Apr 2014 - Judge to Ohio: Recognize out-of-state gay marriage
A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.
24, Apr 2014 - Clermont, OH Duke Energy facing new legal threat in Ohio
A long-simmering dispute over rebates to Duke Energy's biggest customers got a new boost from a federal judge in Columbus this month.
24, Apr 2014 - Holland, OH Judge Orders Ohio Man To Carry 'I'm A Bully' Sign
After he was convicted of harassing his neighbors, an Ohio man was ordered to stand on a street corner and hold a sign admitting he's a bully.
24, Apr 2014 - Columbus, OH Bond set at $2 million in Ohio bus stop rape case
A judge has set a $2 million bond for a man accused of raping a 13-year-old Ohio girl while she waited for a school bus.
24, Apr 2014 - Bush’s murder convictions reinstated
Phillip Reese Bush had his two first-degree murder convictions reinstated on Wednesday. The Memorandum Decision was handed down by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. This decision reversed the Ohio County Circuit Court order from February 2013 that granted Bush a new trial.
24, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Woman Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial in Fatal Crash
The fatal crash happened in June 2013 at the intersection of Slab Hill Road and Ohio 279.
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