Tuesday, October 4, 2022
  • About Our Courts

    Municipal Court

    Room 115
    Hamilton County Courthouse
    1000 Main Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    513/946-5700

    Municipal Court is divided into two divisions: Civil and Criminal/Traffic.

    Common Pleas

    Room 315
    Hamilton County Courthouse
    1000 Main Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    513/946-5700

    Common Pleas includes both a civil and criminal division. Common Pleas civil actions are for disputes that are greater than $15,000. Examples include personal injury suits, foreclosures, business disputes, and tax discrepancies. On the criminal side, Common Pleas handles all felony cases. Arraignments are held in Room 585 of the Hamilton County Justice Center, and bonds may be processed 24/7 on the first floor.

    Court of Appeals

    William Howard Taft Building
    230 East 9th Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    513/946-3746

    The Court of Appeals handles all appeals from Municipal Court, Common Pleas, and other courts, including Domestic Relations and Probate Court. Local rules, decisions, and other FAQs are available on the Court of Appeals website.

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