Are court cases public record Ohio?

Court records are public and available to be inspected and obtained by the general public under the Open Records Law documented in Ohio Rev. Code ยง 149.43. The Ohio General Assembly first enacted this law in 1963, and it authorizes individuals to inspect and copy most documents and records filed in Ohio state courts.

How do I look up federal court cases in Ohio?

Federal case files are maintained electronically and are available through the internet-based Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service. PACER allows anyone with an account to search and locate appellate, district, and bankruptcy court case and docket information. Register for a PACER account.

How to find court records for free?

– Criminal background check on anyone – Check up on a date or a neighbor – Check up on suspicious people – Filing a civil suit against another party – A civil suit was filed against you – Requesting an expungement – Getting remarried or divorced – Check for land ownership – Requesting a name change

How do I look up my case number?

– Internet Explorer, Version 7 or higher – Firefox – Chrome

How to search court dockets?

To access electronic case information for attorneys,see view electronic case information through the Attorney Portal

  • To find judicial calendars,see view court calendars
  • To get a copy of your divorce record,please see Get a copy of your divorce record
  • To find old court records,please see Accessing Court Archives .
  • What are the trial courts in Ohio?

    Active judges. The list below displays the number of active judges by the party of the appointing president.

  • Judicial selection. Judges who sit on the federal district courts are nominated by the president of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate.
  • Bankruptcy courts. There are two federal bankruptcy courts in Ohio.