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Steubenville Municipal Court

Address
123 S 3rd St Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone
740-283-6000 x2200
Fax
740-283-6167
Hours
8:30AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No expunged records released
General Note
Email questions to municipalcourt@cityofsteubenville.us.

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

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

County Court #1

Address
1007 Franklin Ave Toronto, OH 43964
Phone
740-537-2020
Fax
740-537-1866
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
Restricted Records
All records are public
Civil Note
Search court case index free at http://www.jeffersoncountyoh.com/CountyCourts/ClerkofCourts/tabid/156/Default.aspx.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records in books, dating from 1813, computerized records from 6/98.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

County Court #2

Address
PO Box 2207 201Talbot Dr Wintersville, OH 43953
Phone
740-264-7644
Fax
740-264-3909
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
Civil Note
Search court case index free at http://www.jeffersoncountyoh.com/CountyCourts/ClerkofCourts/tabid/156/Default.aspx.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB or SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1998; in books 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

County Court #3

Address
174 Smithfield St Dillonvale, OH 43917
Phone
740-769-2903
Fax
740-769-7640
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
Civil Note
Search court case index free at http://www.jeffersoncountyoh.com/CountyCourts/ClerkofCourts/tabid/156/Default.aspx.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1998, prior manual dockets

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Common Pleas Court

Address
PO Box 1326 301 Market St, Rm 200 Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone
740-283-8583
Fax
n/a
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $500, Probate
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
Civil Note
Access court index free at http://gov.gbscorp.com/OH.Jefferson.CP/CaseSearch/default.aspx
General Note
Probate court is a separate court at the same address, PO Box 549.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records are computerized to 1988, but can go back many years in archives

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Jefferson County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Jefferson County 301 Market St Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone
740-283-8566
Fax
740-283-4007
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1989.

Courier Offices

Address
301 Market St Courthouse Steubenville, OH 43952

County Assessor

Phone
740-283-8511

Treasurer

Phone
740-283-8572

Elections

Appraiser
740-283-8522