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Sandusky Municipal Court

Address
222 Meigs St Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone
419-627-5921
Fax
419-627-5950
Hours
7AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No pending, juvenile crimes of violence records, or expunged records released
Civil Note
Access Muni court records free at www.sanduskymunicipalcourt.org/search.shtml.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN, case number

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1987, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: case number

Click here to run on-site court house search

Vermilion Municipal Court

Address
687 Decatur St Vermilion, OH 44089-1152
Phone
440-204-2430
Fax
440-204-2431
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
no addresses, victim info or confidential report records released without approval from prosecutors office.
Civil Note
Online access to Municipal court records at www.vermilionmunicipalcourt.org/search.html.
General Note
This court handles cases from both Erie and Lorain counties including townships of Vermilion, Florence and Brownhelm and the city of Vermilion. They will search both civil and criminal indexes if requested.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since late 1991, indexed in books since 1966

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

Common Pleas Court

Address
323 Columbus Ave, 1st Fl Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone
419-627-7705
Fax
419-627-7709
Hours
8AM-4PM M-TH; 8AM-5PM F
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000, Probate
Restricted Records
Passports and expungments not released
General Note
Probate court is a separate court at the same address, 2nd Fl.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal docket on books; computerized records since 2001

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Erie County Municipal Court

Address
150 W Mason Rd Milan, OH 44846
Phone
419-499-4689
Fax
419-499-3300
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1990, microfiche back to 1982

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

Vermilion Municipal Court

Address
687 Decatur St Vermilion, OH 44089
Phone
440-204-2430
Fax
440-204-2431
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Online access to Municipal court records at the website.
General Note
This court handles cases from both Erie and Lorain counties including townships of Vermilion, Florence and Brownhelm and the city of Vermilion.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1992, prior in books

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

Erie County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Erie County 247 Columbus Ave, Rm 225 Sandusky, OH 44870-2635
Phone
419-627-7686
Fax
419-627-6639
Hours
8AM-4PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include prior to 1990 are indexed in different categories. Records indexed on computer back to 9/90.

Courier Offices

Address
247 Columbus Ave, Rm 225 County Office Bldg Sandusky, OH 44870

County Assessor

Phone
419-627-7746

Treasurer

Phone
419-627-7201

Treasurer

Appraiser
419-627-7746