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.
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas - General Division January 2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: COMMON PLEAS LOCAL RULES 12 and 78 On January 23, 2018, the Judges of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division, adopted amendments to Local Rule 12 (“Page Limitations”) and Local Rule 78 (“Appointed Counsel”). Pursuant to Ohio Civil Rule 83(B) and Ohio Superintendence Rule 5(A)(2), both Local Rules were adopted prior to public notice and comment, as [...]
Franklin County Guardianship Service Board Board Meeting Dates: January 18, 2018 March 15, 2108 May 17, 2018 July 19, 2018 September 20, 2018 November 15, 2018 All meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room on the 11th floor of the Courthouse located at 373 S. High Street.
Pursuant to Sections 2313.07 and 2313.21 of the revised code, notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of December 2017 at 2:00 p.m. the public drawing of Jurors for the Annual Draw for 2017-2018, of the Common Pleas Court of Franklin County, Ohio, will be held at the Jury Commissioner’s Office, 345 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio.
NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS WHO PRACTICE IN THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS – GENERAL DIVISION All offices of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court – General Division will adhere to the following Court closings: Thursday, November 23, 2017 - CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Friday, November 24, 2017 - CLOSED day after Thanksgiving (all day). - Except for Felony Arraignments held at 9:00 a.m. in 2B Friday, December 22, 2017 – COURT CLOSED AT NOON Friday, [...]
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; [...]
Board Meeting Dates: January 19, 2017 March 16, 2017 May 18, 2017 July 20, 2017 September 21, 2017 November 16, 2017 All meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. In the Board Room on the 11th floor of the Courthouse located at 373 S. High Street.