Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Painesville Municipal Court
Court Jurisdiction
The Painesville Municipal Court will be a leader among Ohio Municipal Courts in the provision of justice, innovative programming, financial efficiency, service to people and protection of the public’s safety.

The Painesville Municipal Court will provide timely, fair and cost effective disposition of all matters properly presented to the court. The court staff will serve the public and foster a friendly accessible environment, treating individuals with dignity, respect, honesty and fairness.
Court News Jury Trial Information




At this time, all Civil, Criminal,
and Traffic hearings scheduled through and including April 9th are continued. A new hearing date will be set. Please check online if you have not received a new hearing notice.

Effective March 20, 2020, the Clerk's
office will be closed at 3pm
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Closed at 1pm Thursday and Friday.

The scheduled Administrative Hearings will be done via phone conference.

The Probation Department is transitioning to the use of technology for future appointments.

Effective immediately, and until further notice the Court will not be scheduling any weddings.

*Please note: Most Pre-trial Hearings will require a signed Time Waiver and it can be found at the following link on our website:
Waiver of Time Form
Please fill out, sign and submit to: or
fax to (440) 352-0028.

The court will remain staffed and available by phone (440) 392-5901 from 8:00am - 4:30pm,
Monday - Friday

Thank you for your cooperation,
Nick Cindric, Clerk of Court
Important Information
for April Jurors:

There will be NO Jury Trials
scheduled in April.

The court will be closed April 10, 2020
for the Good Friday Holiday.
Thank you,
Nicholas Cindric, Clerk of Courts
Contact Information Court Address Hours of Operation
(800) 800-8633
(440) 392-5900
Traffic, Criminal, Civil
(440) 352-0028 (fax)
(440) 639-4932 (fax)
7 Richmond Street
P.O. Box 601
Painesville, OH 44077
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Court is closed on all State
of Ohio recognized holidays.

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