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Justice Center Access and Parking
Due to construction work being done on the Huntington Park Garage across from the Justice Center and behind the old Court House, parking in the garage will be limited and the Lakeside Ave. entrances will be closed. Please allow extra time to arrive for Court proceedings at the Justice Center and the old Court House.
Click here for answers to these and other questions you may have before visiting the Justice Center.
The General Division | (216) 443-8560
Unlike the other divisions, judges in the General Division have what is called "general
jurisdiction" to hear civil and criminal cases. Under Ohio law Municipal courts
have jurisdiction to hear civil cases with a value of up to $15,000.00; Common Pleas
civil jurisdiction has no upper limit. Criminal jurisdiction includes all crimes
defined by statute as felonies, as well as other certain criminal offenses.
Court Administrator: Gregory M. Popovich
Where is the Common Pleas Court?
The General Division of the Common Pleas Court is located at the Justice Center, 1200 Ontario Street, in downtown Cleveland. On-street
parking is very limited; if you drive, you should plan to park in a lot or garage.
The Justice Center is only two blocks from Public Square, and is near to several
RTA bus and rapid transit lines.
Contact RTA (216-621-9500) for route and schedule information.
Questions about Jury Duty?
Call the Jury Commission Information
Number: (216) 443-8628
Login and update your personal Juror information
"The mission of the
Court is to provide a forum for the fair, impartial and timely resolution of
civil and criminal cases."