Franklin County
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Franklin County Criminal & Court Records

Common Pleas Court

Address
345 S High St, Fl 1B Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas Columbus, OH 43215-6311
Phone
614-525-3453
Fax
614-525-4480
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $15,000
Restricted Records
No sealed or expunged records released.
Civil Note
Access records 3AM-11PM at http://fcdcfcjs.co.franklin.oh.us/CaseInformationOnline/ and includes domestic relations cases.
General Note
Franklin County Clerk of Courts is the official record keeper for Common Pleas Court. To contact the Clerk's Office by phone, call 614-525-3600.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records available since 1935

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Franklin County Municipal Court - Criminal Division

Address
375 S High St, 2nd Fl Columbus, OH 43215
Fax
614-645-6036
Hours
24 hours a day
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Traffic
Restricted Records
No sealed or expunged records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1987; on computer back to 1992

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Franklin County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Franklin County 373 S High St, 18th Fl Columbus, OH 43215-6307
Phone
614-462-3930, 614-462-3378
Fax
614-462-4299
Hours
8:AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include books by year. Plat records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1964, deeds back to 1/2/1914.

Courier Offices

Address
373 S High St, 18th Fl

County Assessor

Phone
614-462-3200