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 Franklin County Common Pleas Court - General Division COURT CLOSURE Thursday, November 22, 2018 – Holiday Friday, November 23, 2018 Due to the timing of the December holidays, the Court will be closed on the following dates: Monday, December 24, 2018 Tuesday, December 25, 2018 - Holiday Monday, December 31, 2018 Tuesday, January 1, 2019- Holiday Felony arraignments scheduled for Monday or Friday will be held at 10:00AM that day in courtroom 2B.
The Franklin County Common Pleas Court - General Division will close early on the following date: Friday, August 31, 2018 - The Court will close at 12:00PM. Felony arraignments scheduled for Friday, August 31st will be held at 10:00AM that day in courtroom 2B.
Notice of Proposed Changes: Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch Local Rules 4, 37.1 and 37.2 The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch, has made changes to three local rules. The rules are JU Local Rule 4, JU Local Rule 37.1, and JU Local Rule 37.2. These rules are effective immediately and are open for comment simultaneously (pursuant to Sup. [...]
Judge Robert G. Montgomery, Franklin County Probate Court Judge, provides notice of updates, additions and deletions to the Franklin County Probate Court Local Rules of Court. You may pick up a red-lined version of the proposed revisions at the Court at 373 S. High Street, 22nd floor, Receptionist Desk OR see the link on our court’s website at: www.probate.franklincountyohio.gov for a copy of the proposed revised rules OR The Daily Reporter link at: http://www.thedailyreporteronline.com/notices-to-attorneys/ [...]
The current terms of the Office of United States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz; Magistrate Judge Sharon L. Ovington; and Magistrate Judge Stephanie K. Bowman are due to expire October 13, 2018; October 27, 2018; and October 28, 2018, respectively. 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 Franklin County Common Pleas Court - General Division will close early on the following date: Friday, May 25, 2018 - The Court will close at 12:00PM. Felony arraignments scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2018 will be held at 10:00AM that day in courtroom 2B.
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.