Amendment to Local Rule 7 and Request for Comments



Proposed Amendment to Local Rule 7

The Domestic Relations Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas is requesting comments regarding proposed Local Rule 7 (Attorney of Record).  The proposed rule is expanded to provide for the filing of an entry of appearance and for a limited scope appearance as allowed under the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct and the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure.  Under the proposed rule, attorneys may file a notice of limited appearance and a notice of completion of limited appearance when terminating limited scope representation, in accordance with the rules and service requirements.

To view the amendment, please click here.  The new language appears in RED.

The Court will accept comments regarding the rule amendment through November 30, 2018.  Please direct any comments to:

Serpil Ergun
Executive Director of Judicial Operations
Cuyahoga County Courthouse
1 W. Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113