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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

Comment Sought For Local Rule

Comment Sought For Local Rule

The attached LOCAL RULE for the COMMERCIAL DOCKET for public comment through 7/15/19.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court is collaborating with Recovery Resources for an art display.

Juror Appreciation Week 2019

Juror Appreciation Week 2019

Court recognized the Cuyahoga County residents who have completed jury duty and to expressing the Court’s appreciation.

Tasc Conference

Tasc Conference

Nearly 300 people are in Cleveland this week for the National TASC Conference on Drugs, Crime and Reentry.

Court Offering Jurors Free RTA Passes

Court Offering Jurors Free RTA Passes

If jurors choose public transportation, the Court will provide passes.

Judge Nancy Margaret Russo Honored By Circle For Re-Entry Ohio

Judge Nancy Margaret Russo Honored By Circle For Re-Entry Ohio

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Nancy Margaret Russo was honored by the Circle For Re-Entry Ohio at the Re-Entry Alumni Association’s inaugural awards.

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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