Sunday, October 24, 2021

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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