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.
Judge John J. Russo to take over docket
More than 150 attend employment and resource event
John J. Russo and Joan Synenberg honored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Program help incarcerated women prepare to re-enter society
400th graduate completes the program
Goal is to reduce the number of people living with mental illness in jails
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.