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  CASE Network  

The "Court Access & Search Engine" (CASE) Network is a new project that offers an option to conduct a municipal court case information search that is intended to improve ease of use and provide efficient information access. The CASE Network will continue to grow and add new functionality and services to better serve the public into the future.

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Pursuant to Ohio Rule of Superintendence 26(F), the Franklin County Municipal Court hereby provides notice to parties who tendered exhibits to the court in cases heard prior to 2013 that all exhibits tendered will be destroyed unless the party that tendered the exhibit retrieves it from Chief Court Reporter Timothy Alexander at 375 South High Street, 9th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215 (614) 645-8257 within sixty (60) days of the date of this notice.

Date of Notice 11/17/2015

  Daily Arraignment Reports  

The Franklin County Municipal Court Clerk's Office is now providing daily arraignment reports as PDF files for the five arraignment courtrooms in the Frankin County Municipal Court. For more information and to view the daily reports, please use the link below.

Daily Arraignment Reports

  State ex rel. Sylvester v. Neal  

"A criminal rule giving trial courts authority to order defendants to post a cash payment for 10 percent of their bail was ruled unconstitutional today by the Ohio Supreme Court."

  Amendments to Local Court Rules  

The judges have amended several rules this year. Loc.R. 1.01, Loc.R. 1.03, Loc.R. 1.04, (Review Rule 1) and Loc.R. 4.05 were amended to conform to current practice in the court. Loc.R.4.12 was also amended to authorize the approval of search warrants and the issuance of investigative subpoenas electronically (Review Rule 4) and adopts guidelines for law enforcement for the transmission of the documents. (Review Guidelines). Loc.R. 9.08 was amended to comply with R.C. 2935.09(D). (Review Rule 9). Loc.R. 8.01 sets forth the criteria for assignment of applications to seal or expunge cases records and makes it clear that criminal and traffic cases which are filed at the same time against the same defendant shall be assigned together. (Review Rule 8). Loc.R. 3 (Duties of Counsel) requires attorneys to file a Notice of Appearance of Counsel under certain circumstances, including certain postjudgment civil collection proceedings, changes the procedure for the submission of certain motions, requires counsel to indicate on the continuance request whether the opposing party or counsel consents to the request for a continuance, and removes unnecessary language. (Review Rule 3).

  Ohio BMV Reinstatement Fee Payment Program  

The Ohio BMV will offer a driver's license reinstatement fee installment plan to those individuals who have met all their reinstatement requirements except for paying reinstatement fees. The plan will allow individuals owing $150 or more in reinstatement fee to become valid or eligible to retest for a driver license by paying only $50.00 or more every 30 days for as long as it takes to pay their reinstatement fees.

Use the links below to go to the Ohio BMV Website for more information.

  Latest News  
New Criminal/Traffic Forms Online - Please review newly added forms added to the Criminal Forms page
Franklin County Court Clerks' Brochure - An overview of Municipal Clerk Lori Tyack's Office and Common Pleas Clerk Maryellen O'Shaughnessy's Office
Online Payments Now Available - Conveniently Pay Court Costs, Fees and Fines
Confidential Disclosure Form - Confidential Disclosure of Personal Identifiers Form
Background Check Companies - Register with Clerk Administration to conduct background checks in the Clerk's Office
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