Court Resource Center
The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Resource Center provides people who do not have legal representation with informed access to the legal system so that they can achieve fair and impartial justice.
The center provides access to legal information, forms, clinics, and classes, on legal topics such as expungements, presenting your case, and certificates for qualification for employment.
Walk-In Services at the Resource Center
The Resource Center provides free walk-in services to persons who are not represented by an attorney. No appointment is necessary to use the Resource Center. Free interpreters can be called to assist you. You should bring with you any court papers or relevant notices received.
9am-4pm Monday through Friday
4th floor of The Justice Center
(next to the cafeteria)
Court Resource Center Staff
The Resource Center staff members are employed by the Court to provide information to self-represented persons; however, staff will not provide legal advice (please see disclaimer at the bottom of this page).
Resource Center Staff can provide information:
- That is contained in the court docket
- About court processes and procedures
- Examples of forms or pleadings to be used as a guide
- Referrals to appropriate agencies or other resources
- Legal reference materials
Civil Legal Resources
Criminal Legal Resources/Victim Services
The information contained on this page is being provided as a public service and should not be relied upon or considered legal advice. You need to contact an attorney for legal advice. The Common Pleas Court has also provided links and information relevant to outside agencies and organizations which you may find helpful. However, the Common Pleas Court cannot attest to the accuracy of the information provided and any views and opinions contained therein are solely those of the agency or organization providing the information.