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Wayne County Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court Case Records
Search Wayne County Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court case records by name or case number, with additional search options. Use the link in the left column to view a list of recent cases by case number.
Background Check Information
The Ohio Attorney General's Office offers instructions for obtaining a criminal background check from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Wayne County Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court Docket
View the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court docket by date, judge, and event type.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
View recent Ohio Attorney General official opinions, browse opinions by year, or search by keyword.
Self help, legal research, general information
Wayne County Municipal Court Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Wayne County Municipal Court, with link to forms.
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.
Wayne County Municipal Court Mental Health Court
View information about Wayne County Municipal Court's HOPE Court program, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with mental health problems.
Wayne County Municipal Court Driving Privileges Requests
View instructions for requesting driving privileges in Wayne County Municipal Court, with a link to the request form.
Wayne County Municipal Court Local Rules
View the local rules of Wayne County Municipal Court.
Wayne County Law Library
View information about the Wayne County Law Library, including location, hours, available materials and services, an online catalog, and links to additional online research resources.
Ohio Constitution, Laws, and Regulations
Search the Ohio Constitution, Revised Code, or Administrative Code by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
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.
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.
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.
Motor Vehicle Information
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles offers information about licensing and registration, traffic laws, insurance requirements, copies of driving records, and license reinstatement.
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.
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.
Wayne County Lawyers
Search for Wayne County Bar Association member lawyers by keyword, name, city, and practice area.
Wayne County Lawyer Complaints
View instructions and download a form to file a grievance against a Wayne County lawyer for misconduct or mental illness.
Wayne County Victim/Witness Help
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides crime victims and witnesses with information, court accompaniment, cases status notification, referrals, and assistance with victim impact statements and applications for victims' compensation and protection orders. Links to bad check and protection order forms are included.
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
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.
Online fine payments
Pay Wayne County Municipal Court Citations
Pay Wayne County Municipal Court citations online by citation number or case number. A processing fee applies.