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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

Pro Bono Project Recognized

Pro Bono Project Recognized

Court program honored by Ohio State Bar Association

Court Employees Honored

Court Employees Honored

Deputy Probation Chief Officers Stephania Pryor and James Starks receive public servant awards.

Deputy Court Administrators Honored

Deputy Court Administrators Honored

Deputy Court Administrators Andrea Kinast and Chris Russ were among 40 court professionals honored on Friday, August 23, as they received national recognition as Certified Court Managers.

Court Public Information Officers Visit Cleveland

Court Public Information Officers Visit Cleveland

More than 80 public information officers in Cleveland for annual meeting.

Court Employees Collect School Supplies

Court Employees Collect School Supplies

The Probation Department’s Volunteer Committee sponsored a school supply drive!

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.

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