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 Nancy A. Fuerst was inducted into the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of Fame on Friday, October 25.
Selected from a blind draw of general division Judges who expressed interest in the Commercial Docket.
Settlement Day seeks to clear as many civil cases as possible during the Court’s business hours.
Judge Sheehan was chosen during the monthly meeting of the Court’s judges on Wednesday, October 16. He will begin his two-year term in January.
Payments for restitution, supervision, and electronic monitoring fees can be made through the Court’s website.
The Court received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.