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Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Case Records
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Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 2 Verdicts
View summaries of selected verdicts of Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 2 by year.
Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 1 Verdicts
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Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 1 Calendars
View daily court schedules and monthly trial schedules for Judge Christopher Collier of Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division.
Medina County Court of Common Pleas Court 2 Calendars
View weekly court calendars for Judge James Kimber of Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 2 by date.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
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Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 2 Decisions
View selected judge and magistrate decisions of Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 2.
Self help, legal research, general information
Central Northeast Ohio Legal Information
Community Legal Aid offers information on legal topics including consumer, the legal system, criminal, drivers' licenses, employment, family, foreclosure, health care, housing, benefits, disability, seniors taxes, veterans, and wills and probate.
Medina and Summit County Sexual Assault Help
The Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties provides victims of sexual assault with a 24-hour hotline, information, support groups, and court and hospital advocacy.
Medina and Summit County Domestic Violence Help
The Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties provides victims of domestic violence with a 24-hour hotline, information, crisis shelter, support groups, court advocacy, and links to additional information.
Medina County Child Support Enforcement
View information about the Medina County Child Support Enforcement Agency, including paternity establishment; establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support orders; and collection of payments. Application for services may be made online.
Ohio Constitution, Laws, and Regulations
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View Ohio Rules of Court including civil procedure, criminal procedure, evidence, juvenile procedure, traffic, and rules that apply to lawyers and judges.
Legal Information and Legal Resources
View information about various legal topics including the court system, consumer rights, criminal matters, disability, domestic violence, employment, family law, health care, housing, immigration, public benefits, expungement, seniors, education, taxes, veterans, and wills and probate. Information can be searched by keyword and some information is available in Spanish. A dictionary of legal terms is also provided.
Domestic Violence Resources and Information
View information and publications about domestic violence issues, including elder abuse and teen dating, with links to legal resources such as laws and court rules, and other resources and agencies.
The Ohio Office of Child Support offers information and services related to child support, including paternity, support orders, modification, enforcement, collection, payment, and forms.
Foreclosure and Eviction Information and Resources
View information and resources for Ohio homeowners facing foreclosure, including foreclosure mediation information and resources for renters facing eviction.
The Ohio State Bar Association offers information for the public about lawyers, small business, and publications on legal topics including a death planning family manual and LawFacts pamphlets on a variety of legal topics such as divorce, probate, credit laws, guardianship, living wills, bankruptcy, and more.
Citizen Brochures and Small Claims Guide
The Ohio Judicial Conference offers a guide to small claims court and brochures on topics such as legal terminology, representing yourself, mediation, and court procedure.
View a parenting time guide for divorced or separated parents.
Dispute Resolution Information
View information about arbitration and mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial. Links to directories of mediators and a guide to selecting a mediator are included.
Supreme Court Law Library
View information about the Ohio Supreme Court Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, description of available materials and services, and an online ask-a-librarian service.
Local Court Rules
View Ohio Court of Common Pleas, County Court, and Municipal Court local rules by county.
Legal Information for Seniors
Pro Seniors offers information for Ohio seniors about consumer, elder law, and health issues, including power of attorney forms and advance directives.
Legal Pamphlets for Seniors
Pro Seniors offers downloadable pamphlets on a variety of legal issues of interest to Ohio seniors.
Domestic Violence Help
The Ohio Domestic Violence Network offers information for survivors of domestic violence, links to additional resources, and information about prevention.
The Ohio Attorney General's Office offers information for crime victims, including victims' compensation, notification, cyber safety, and a searchable directory of victim services providers.
Consumer Protection Information
The Ohio Attorney General's Office offers information and tips for consumers, including cyber safety, identity theft, foreclosure scams and resources, telephone solicitors, debt collection, elder fraud, and various other consumer scams. An online scam report form, search of consumer complaints, and search of consumer-related court decisions are also provided.
Attorney General Legal Information
The Ohio Attorney General's Office offers answers to frequently asked questions about a wide variety of legal issues.
Juvenile Court Information
View a guide and videos explaining the Ohio juvenile justice system, from the Ohio State Bar Foundation.
Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 1 Pre-Trial Program
View information about the Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Court 1 Early Intervention Pre-Trial Program, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders with drug or alcohol problems.
Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Mediation
View information about mediation in Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial. Links to forms are included.
Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division Local Rules
View the local rules of Medina County Court of Common Pleas General Division.
Medina County Adult Probation Programs and Information
View information about Medina County Adult Probation Department programs including community service, home arrest, drug court, mental health court, and victim help; and answers to frequently asked questions about expungement, general probation issues such as violations and restitution, and where to get help for both probationers and victims.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Central Northeast Ohio Legal Assistance
Community Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance for low-income residents in Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne Counties. A telephone help line, online application form, and information about upcoming free clinics are included.
Medina County Lawyer Referral
The Medina County Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by e-mail or telephone. An initial consultation is available for a nominal fee.
Medina County Lawyer Complaints
The Medina County Bar Association offers a grievance committee for complaints about lawyers for misconduct, and a fee dispute committee for complaints about lawyers' fees.
Medina County Victim Help
The Medina County Prosecutor's Office Victim Assistance Division provides crime victims with crisis services, court and hospital advocacy, court accompaniment, case status notification, referrals, and assistance with victim impact statements and victims' compensation applications.
Search for attorneys admitted to practice in Ohio by name, registration number, and location.
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
View a list of Ohio lawyer referral and information services by area served, and a list of registered prepaid legal service providers.
Complaints Against Lawyers and Judges
View instructions for filing an official complaint against a lawyer or judge in Ohio, with answers to frequently asked questions, rules, and a link to the complaint form.
Legal Assistance for the Disabled
Disability Rights Ohio provides free legal assistance to disabled persons in some types of cases.
The Office of the Ohio Public Defender offers information about its representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases, with links to local county public defenders and appointed counsel.
Search by county or zip code for providers of free and low-cost civil legal services for low-income residents. Links to law school clinics, mediation services, lawyer referral services, and domestic violence resources are also available.
Legal Assistance for Seniors
Pro Seniors provides Ohio residents over 60 with free legal assistance by telephone in all counties; in-person staff attorney assistance in Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, and Warren Counties; and referrals to private attorneys who will assist low-income seniors for a reduced fee.
Legal Assistance for Western Ohio and Migrant Farmworkers
Legal Aid of Western Ohio and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality provide free civil legal services for low-income residents of 32 western Ohio counties, and for migrant farmworkers statewide. A toll free telephone line, online application forms in English and Spanish, and local office contact information are included.
Domestic Violence Legal Assistance
The Justice League of Ohio provides free legal services for crime victims, and links to counseling services, domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers, and local victim assistance programs.
File a Consumer Complaint
Complete an online form to file a consumer complaint with the Ohio Attorney General's Office. A live chat with an agent is available.
Forms and related information
Medina County Court of Common Pleas Forms
View and download Medina County Court of Common Pleas case designation, instructions for service, and change of address forms.
Protection Order Forms and Information
View and download domestic violence, juvenile, and stalking or sexually oriented offense protection order forms for use in Ohio courts. Links to related legal resources and publications are included.
Domestic Relations Forms
View and download forms for use in Court of Common Pleas domestic relations cases.
View and download forms for use in Court of Common Pleas probate cases.