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Hamilton County Municipal Court - Justice Center
1000 Sycamore St
This location handles ticket and bond payments, accepts after hours filings, and houses criminal and traffic courtrooms.
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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Hamilton County Municipal Court - Justice Center as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Hamilton County, Ohio, and resources applicable to all courts in Ohio.
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Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court Case Records
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Background Check Information
The Ohio Attorney General's Office offers instructions for obtaining a criminal background check from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
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Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
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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.
Legal Forms and Information for Seniors
Pro Seniors offers interactive and downloadable forms and information for Ohio seniors, including power of attorney, simple will, advance directives, civil protection order, expungement, and child custody affidavit.
Online fine payments
Self help, legal research, general information
Hamilton County Municipal Court Veterans Court
View information about the Hamilton County Municipal Court Veterans Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offending veterans with substance abuse or mental health problems.
Hamilton County Municipal Court Mediation
View information about the Hamilton County Municipal Court Private Complaint Mediation Service, which includes criminal misdemeanor and civil complaints and can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Hamilton County Law Library
View information about the Hamilton County Law Library, including location, hours, available materials and services, an online catalog, and links to additional online research resources.
Hamilton County Expungements
View information about expungement of criminal records in Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas General Division and Hamilton County Municipal Court, with links to guidelines and forms.
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.
Domestic Violence Help
The Ohio Domestic Violence Network offers information for survivors of domestic violence, links to additional resources, and information about prevention.
Local Court Rules
View Ohio Court of Common Pleas, County Court, and Municipal Court local rules by county.
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.
View Ohio Rules of Court including civil procedure, criminal procedure, evidence, juvenile procedure, traffic, and rules that apply to lawyers and judges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Supreme Court Law Library
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Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Hamilton County Public Defender
View information about the Hamilton County Public Defender office, which provides free legal representation to indigent defendants facing possible incarceration, and to non-support defendants in child support cases. Information about the office's Fresh Start Expungement Clinic is also provided.
Hamilton County Municipal Court Lawyer Information
View information about obtaining a lawyer to represent you in Hamilton County Municipal Court, including the Public Defender, bar association reduced-fee program, lawyer referral service, and legal aid programs. Links to prosecutors' offices for victim and witness resources are also provided.
Hamilton County Lawyer Complaints
The Cincinnati Bar Association Grievance Committee helps resolve complaints about Hamilton County lawyers for misconduct. Instructions and links to forms are included.
Cincinnati Area Lawyers and Lawyer Referral
The Cincinnati Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by telephone or online form, and a searchable directory of lawyers in Butler, Clermont, and Hamilton Counties by area of law, location, and years of practice.
Southwestern Ohio Legal Assistance
The Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio provides free civil legal services for low-income residents in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties. A toll-free application line, local office contact information, and links to the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and the Volunteer Lawyers Project 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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