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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

Judge Jackson presides over final Veterans Treatment Court ceremony

Judge Jackson presides over final Veterans Treatment Court ceremony

Judge John J. Russo to take over docket

Court Hosts Probation Job Fair

Court Hosts Probation Job Fair

More than 150 attend employment and resource event

Two Judges Inducted Into Alumni Hall of Fame

Two Judges Inducted Into Alumni Hall of Fame

John J. Russo and Joan Synenberg honored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Judge Nancy Margaret Russo Teaches Re-Entry Class at NERC

Judge Nancy Margaret Russo Teaches Re-Entry Class at NERC

Program help incarcerated women prepare to re-enter society

Drug Court Graduation Marks Milestone

Drug Court Graduation Marks Milestone

400th graduate completes the program

Stepping Up Summit Held

Stepping Up Summit Held

Goal is to reduce the number of people living with mental illness in jails

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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