Resources from Ohio’s Judiciary 101

On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00PM, the Euclid Democratic Club held its regular monthly meeting at The Euclid Public Library located at 631 East 222nd St, Euclid OH 44123. The meeting featured an education session Ohio’s Judiciary 101. The presenter was Schuyler M. Cook, JD, MLS, an attorney who also served for many years as a law librarian of the Cleveland Marshall College of Law and who also serves as the Club’s Treasurer. The education session helped attendees understand the various levels of courts in Ohio, their functions, roles and purposes. According to Club President Kandace Jones, “The Euclid Democratic Club wants to help voters better understand the nature of the various judicial offices that they see on the ballot.”

Here are some resources provided at the meeting:

Supreme Court of Ohio Judiciary Structure

Title 19 ORC Courts: Municipal, Mayor’s, County

Title 21 ORC Courts: Probate & Juvenile

Title 23 ORC Courts: Common Pleas

Title 25 ORC Courts: Appellate

Title 27 ORC Courts: General Provisions: Special Remedies

Findlaw.com

8th District Court of Appeals Rules

Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Local Rules

Cuyahoga County Probate Court Local Rules