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"Called To Serve" explains what Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court jurors can expect and how the Court operates.
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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 in the Justice Center,
on the southwest corner of Lakeside and Ontario, 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
Municipal Court Questions
If you have a question concerning any of the following matters, you should contact
the Municipal Court for the appropriate community:
Traffic or Parking Violations
Housing Code Citations
Misdemeanor Cases involving Municipal Ordinances
Small Claims Cases
Organized in 1807, Cuyahoga County, is the most populous county in Ohio. As of the 2010 census its population was 1,280,122.
Cuyahoga CountyCourt of Common Pleas1200 Ontario St.Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1678