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South Euclid Municipal Court

Address
1349 S Green Rd South Euclid, OH 44121
Phone
216-381-2880
Fax
216-381-1195
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN; also helpful: address.

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 10/97; prior in docket books to 1960s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Common Pleas Court - General Division

Address
1200 Ontario St Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone
216-443-8560
Fax
216-443-5424
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000
Restricted Records
No expungments or sealed records released
Civil Note
Online access to Common Please civil courts; click on Civil Case Dockets at http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us/TOS.aspx.
General Note
Probate is a separate division with separate records and personnel.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on index and dockets from 1968, archived from 1800s; computerized since 1972

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Euclid Municipal Court

Address
555 E 222 St Euclid, OH 44123-2099
Phone
216-289-2888
Fax
216-289-8254
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No expunged records released
Civil Note
Docket index and daily docket lists of civil cases available at http://www.cityofeuclid.com/community/court/HearingDocketsandCaseInformation.
General Note
Email questions to btercek@ci.euclid.oh.us.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1995, docket books and index from 1950s, prior archived

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Garfield Heights Municipal Court

Address
5555 Turney Rd Garfield Heights, OH 44125
Phone
216-475-1900
Fax
216-475-3087
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No expunged records released
Civil Note
Online access is limited to dockets; search by name, date or case number at http://docket.ghmc.org.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN, signed release

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1996, docket books and index from 1995, prior archived

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Rocky River Municipal Court

Address
21012 Hilliard Blvd Rocky River, OH 44116
Phone
440-333-0066
Fax
440-356-5613
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Public access to record index at https://rrcourt.net/pa/pa.htm.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1987, prior in books to 1977

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Shaker Heights Municipal Court

Address
3355 Lee Rd Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Phone
216-491-1300
Fax
216-491-1314
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No medical or LEADS print-out records released
Civil Note
Search case records and dockets at www.shakerheightscourt.org/home/.
General Note
Criminal Clerk open until 6:30PM on Mondays.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB or SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 06/86, prior in books. For records prior to 1986 provide month & year to search

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Lakewood Municipal Court

Address
12650 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH 44107
Phone
216-529-6700
Fax
216-529-7687
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No confidential records released
Civil Note
View weekly dockets only at www.lakewoodcourtoh.com/casesearch.html.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1983, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Lyndhurst Municipal Court

Address
5301 Mayfield Rd Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Phone
440-461-6500
Fax
440-442-1910
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
None
Civil Note
Access court records free at www.lyndhurstmunicipalcourt.org/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, signed release; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN, location

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1993, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Parma Municipal Court

Address
5555 Powers Blvd Parma, OH 44125
Phone
440-887-7400
Fax
440-887-7481
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Access to the court dockets index is available free at http://www.parmamunicourt.org/info.asp?pageId=5.
General Note
The court blocks the SSN from appearing on search results.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1993, prior in books to 1992

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Bedford Municipal Court

Address
165 Center Rd Bedford, OH 44146
Phone
440-232-3420
Fax
440-232-2510
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM M-F
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed records released.
Civil Note
Access index to court records at www.bedfordmuni.org/ Click on Case Information.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1990, docket books and index from 1970s, prior archived

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

East Cleveland Municipal Court

Address
14340 Euclid Ave East Cleveland, OH 44112
Phone
216-681-2220
Fax
216-681-2217
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN, signed release; also helpful: address

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1997, docket books and index from 1950s, prior archived

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Cleveland Heights Municipal Court

Address
40 Severance Cir Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Phone
216-291-4901
Fax
216-291-2459
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No expungments or search warrant records released
Civil Note
Search Muni civil (to $15,000) or misdemeanor docket records from the home page. Search by name or case number.
General Note
Limited name searching is offered in person, the court refers the public to the web page.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1990, prior in books to 1980s

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Berea Municipal Court

Address
11 Berea Commons Berea, OH 44017
Phone
440-826-5860
Fax
440-891-3387
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation records released
Civil Note
Search docket information at http://www.bereamunicourt.org/info.asp?pageId=5 .
General Note
Traffic fax is same number as criminal fax at 440-234-2768.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Cleveland Municipal Court - Criminal Division

Address
1200 Ontario St Level 3 Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone
216-664-6911, 664-4790
Fax
216-664-4299
Hours
8AM-10PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No adoption or juvenile records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN, signed release

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1992, on books to 1982, archived prior

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

Click here to run on-site court house search

Cuyahoga County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Cuyahoga County 1219 Ontario St, Rm 220 Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone
216-443-7300
Fax
216-443-8193
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
Records indexed on a public use terminal.

Courier Offices

Address
1219 Ontario St, Rm 220 Cleveland, OH 44113

County Assessor

Phone
216-443-7010

Treasurer

Appraiser
216-443-7092

Vital

Appraiser
216-664-2317