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"The mission of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court is to provide a forum
for the fair, impartial and timely resolution of civil and criminal cases."

Unlike the other divisions of the Common Pleas Court, the General Division, having "general jurisdiction" will hear civil matters with a value of greater than $15,000, criminal matters where the crimes are defined by statute as felonies, and other certain criminal offenses.

Recent News

Court Welcomes Judge J. Philip Calabrese

Court Welcomes Judge J. Philip Calabrese

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine appointed Calabrese to serve the remainder of the unexpired term of Judge Pamela A. Barker.

Court Employees Volunteer At Foodbank

Court Employees Volunteer At Foodbank

The Probation Department's Volunteer Committee helped with the Food Bank’s Summer Meals Program

13 Veterans Complete Program

13 Veterans Complete Program

13 veterans successfully finished the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Veterans Treatment Court program.

Comment Sought For Local Rule - Administrative Judge

Comment Sought For Local Rule - Administrative Judge

The attached LOCAL RULE for ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES for public comment through 7/19/19.

Recovery Court Graduation

Recovery Court Graduation

11 graduates were given framed certificates of completion.

Drug Court Graduation

Drug Court Graduation

25 people completed the program under Judge David Matia.

Community Outreach

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court offers educational opportunities to children throughout Cuyahoga County. Our Judges visit schools, welcome students into their courtrooms and even hold live Court sessions at middle schools.

We encourage your school to contact Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court to see what kind of educational experience would best fit your curriculum.

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The Podcast of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

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