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Lima Municipal Court
Lima Municipal Courthouse
109 N Union St
Fax: 419-998-5517 (Civil)
Fax: 419-998-5526 (Criminal/Traffic)
Lima Municipal Court has jurisdiction in Allen County.
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Lima Municipal Court Case Records
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Background Check Information
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Lima Municipal Court Case Schedule
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Protection Order Forms and Information
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Legal Forms and Information for Seniors
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Lima Municipal Court Information
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Domestic Violence Help
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Motor Vehicle Information
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Domestic Violence Resources and Information
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Local Court Rules
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Consumer Protection Information
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Supreme Court Law Library
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Allen County Attorneys
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Allen and Putnam County Victim Help
Crime Victim Services provides victims in Allen and Putnam Counties with information about the legal system, victims' rights, protection orders, victims' compensation, and civil claims against offenders; a 24-hour crisis line, rape crisis services, emergency shelter, counseling, referral, and victim-offender mediation; and legal assistance including court accompaniment and advocacy, case status notification, and assistance with victims impact statements, restitution, and victims' compensation applications.
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.
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.
File a Consumer Complaint
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Complaints Against Lawyers and Judges
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Legal Assistance for Seniors
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Legal Assistance for Western Ohio and Migrant Farmworkers
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