Lorain County Court Records Directory

Lorain County, Ohio Court Directory

The Ohio trial court system consists of Courts of Common Pleas, County Courts, Municipal Courts, Mayor's Courts, and Court of Claims. For more information on which types of cases each court oversees, compare Ohio courts.

Below is a directory of court locations in Lorain County. Links for online court records and other free court resources are provided for each court, where available. If you’re not sure which court you’re looking for, learn more about the Ohio court system.

Courts of Common Pleas in Lorain County

Lorain County Court of Common Pleas - General Division
Lorain County Justice Center
225 Court St, Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: 440-329-5536 (Civil)
Fax: 440-328-2416 (Civil)
Phone: 440-329-5538 (Criminal)
Fax: 440-329-5404 (Criminal)
Phone: 440-329-5511 (Records)
Fax: 440-329-5400 (Records)

Municipal Courts in Lorain County

Avon Lake Municipal Court
32855 Walker Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012
Phone: 440-930-4103
Fax: 440-930-4128

Avon Lake Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the Cities of Avon and Avon Lake, and Sheffield Village.
Elyria Municipal Court
John A. Howard Municipal Courthouse
601 Broad St, Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: 440-326-1800
Fax: 440-326-1878 (Civil)
Fax: 440-326-1877 (Criminal/Traffic)

Elyria Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the Cities of Elyria and North Ridgeville, the Villages of Grafton and Lagrange, and the Townships of Carlisle, Columbia, Eaton, Elyria, Grafton and Lagrange.
Lorain Municipal Court
200 W Erie Ave, Lorain, OH 44052
Phone: 440-204-2140
Fax: 440-204-2146

Lorain Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the Cities of Lorain and Sheffield Lake, and Sheffield Township.
Oberlin Municipal Court
85 S Main St, Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone: 440-775-1751
Fax: 440-775-0619

Oberlin Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the Cities of Amherst and Oberlin; the Villages of Kipton, Rochester, South Amherst, and Wellington; and the Townships of Amherst (except for the City of Lorain), Brighton, Camden, Henrietta, Huntington, New Russia, Penfield, Pittsfield, Rochester, and Wellington.
Vermilion Municipal Court
687 Decatur St, Vermilion, OH 44089
Phone: 440-204-2430
Fax: 440-204-2431

Vermilion Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the City of Vermilion, in Brownhelm Township except for the City of Lorain, and in the Townships of Vermilion and Florence in Erie County.

Mayor's Courts in Lorain County

Avon Mayor's Court
Avon City Hall
36080 Chester Rd, Avon, OH 44011
Phone: 440-937-7802
Fax: 440-937-7824

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