Notices for Attorneys
The following notices are published at the request of the Franklin County courts. Their content specifically addresses attorneys, or in some instances they also pertain to individuals representing themselves in legal matters. These notices are time sensitive and will be removed from the website as they expire.
The current term of the Office of United States Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Preston Deavers is due to expire March 14, 2018. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the Magistrate Judge to a new eight year term. The duties of a Magistrate Judge include the following: 1. Conducting most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; 2. Trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; [...]