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For information regarding Franklin County Municipal Court Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic, click here.
Traffic Arraignments in Courtrooms 1A, 1B, and Eviction Hearings in Courtroom 11B will be heard at the Columbus Convention Center until December 31, 2020; more information here.

Main Numbers

These are the main phone numbers for general information in the Clerk's Office. If you are unsure on where to direct your call, one of these numbers should be able to provide assistance.

Criminal/Traffic Information and Assistance (614) 645-8186
Civil Information and Assistance (614) 645-7220


Information and Assistance (614) 645-7220
Fax: no fee civil filings with approved cover sheet (614) 645-6919


Information and Assistance (614) 645-8186
Fax: no fee criminal filings with approved cover sheet (614) 645-6828
Sealing or Expungement of Records (614) 645-1706


Information and Assistance (614) 645-6417
Fax: no fee environmental filings with approved cover sheet (614) 645-6828

Traffic Violations

Information Line (614) 645-8166
Mayor's Court Transfers (614) 645-3856
Records Request (614) 645-3855

Accounting / Finance

Civil Accounting - 3rd Floor
Information and Assistance (614) 645-7223
Rent Escrow and Trustee (614) 645-7420
Fax (614) 645-0474
Questions Regarding Garnishment Payments (614) 645-2545
Criminal/Traffic Accounting - 2nd Floor
Questions Regarding Restitution, Online, Fax, Mail, or Time Payments (614) 645-8186
Bail Refund (614) 645-6903