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JULY 17, 2018

Court Releases Updated Probate Bench Cards

Ohio probate judges will now have updated bench cards to help them navigate legal issues that come before them.

JULY 16, 2018

Court Requests Public Comment to Update Mediator Qualifications

The Ohio Supreme Court asks for public comments on proposed amendments that would broaden the mediator qualifications for courts across the state.

Court Requests Public Comment to Create Alternative Dispute Resolution in Probate Courts

The Ohio Supreme Court asks for public comments on a proposed amendment that would create alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as an option in settling family matters within the state’s probate courts.

JULY 12, 2018

Ohio Judges and Lawyers Learn Ideas to Prevent Sexual Harassment

The heightened sense to change workplace culture and eliminate harassment that started with high-profile accusations in entertainment and politics is being addressed from the very top of Ohio’s judicial branch.

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JULY 12, 2018

Dayton Area Attorney Receives Stayed Suspension

A Dayton area attorney received a six-month stayed suspension from the Ohio Supreme Court today for his conduct related to the disputed representation of a client.

Zanesville Attorney Suspended for Having Sex with Client in Courthouse

A Zanesville attorney caught on courthouse security cameras engaging in sexual activity with a client, then lying about the encounter during a disciplinary investigation, has been suspended by the Ohio Supreme Court for two years, with one year stayed.

JULY 11, 2018

Cleveland Attorney Disbarred

The Ohio Supreme Court today permanently disbarred a Cleveland attorney for violating several professional conduct rules, including failure to file an appeal of his client’s criminal conviction that he had promised to submit.

JULY 10, 2018

Widow Was Sued for Husband’s Nursing Home Bill Under Law Describing Spousal Obligations

A widow has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to determine whether a nursing home can sue her to pay for her deceased husband’s outstanding bill when the facility didn’t first submit the bill to her husband’s estate.

Lawsuit Over Workers’ Compensation Fees Must Move to Court of Claims

A class-action lawsuit filed in 2010 against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) seeking the return of administration fees collected by a bank was improperly filed and must be pursued in the Ohio Court of Claims, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JUNE 28, 2018

Door Tag Notification of Disconnected Gas Service Adequate for Vacant Property

The Ohio Supreme Court today rejected a Columbus design firm’s argument that a gas company had given inadequate notice that gas service to the firm’s property had been disconnected. After the service was disconnected, the firm’s pipes froze and burst, damaging the property.

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JULY 18, 2018

Tenth District Judge Brown Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge Susan BrownTenth District Court of Appeals Judge Susan Brown served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday.

JULY 6, 2018

Governor Appoints Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge

Image of Mark E. KuhnGov. John R. Kasich appointed Jeffery S. Rezabek to serve the unexpired term as a judge on the Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

JUNE 28, 2018

Mark E. Kuhn Appointed Scioto County Judge

Image of Mark E. KuhnOhio Gov. John Kasich has appointed prosecuting attorney Mark E. Kuhn to the Scioto County Court of Common Pleas. His term begins July 9.

JUNE 25, 2018

Ohio Drug Courts Learn Best Practices

Drug court prosecutor Carrie Charles is in the bull's-eye of the opioid crisis in Ross County.

JUNE 13, 2018

Sixth District Judge Mayle Hears Supreme Court Case

Image of Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Christine E. MayleSixth District Court of Appeals Judge Christine E. Mayle served as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court today and heard oral arguments in a case involving whether sports teams must pay tax on promotional items at a sporting event.

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JULY 17, 2018

Court Releases Updated Probate Bench Cards

Ohio probate judges will now have updated bench cards to help them navigate legal issues that come before them.

JULY 16, 2018

Court Requests Public Comment to Update Mediator Qualifications

The Ohio Supreme Court asks for public comments on proposed amendments that would broaden the mediator qualifications for courts across the state.

Court Requests Public Comment to Create Alternative Dispute Resolution in Probate Courts

The Ohio Supreme Court asks for public comments on a proposed amendment that would create alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as an option in settling family matters within the state’s probate courts.

JULY 12, 2018

Ohio Judges and Lawyers Learn Ideas to Prevent Sexual Harassment

The heightened sense to change workplace culture and eliminate harassment that started with high-profile accusations in entertainment and politics is being addressed from the very top of Ohio’s judicial branch.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »

Common Good

Dozens of Ohio courts have set up special sessions to assist people suffering from mental illness who end up in the criminal justice system. It’s a collaborative effort in which courts join forces with treatment providers, law enforcement, and others to connect people with much-needed services such as medication, counseling, housing, and transportation.