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The Domestic Relations Court is located in the historic Cuyahoga County Courthouse or "the old Courthouse" at 
1 W. Lakeside Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114 at the corner of Lakeside and Ontario.

The Court is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm, except legal holidays.


Coming from the West
(i.e. Fairview Park)

  1. Take I-90 EAST to exit #171B(OH-14 WEST/US-422 WEST/ONTARIO ST)
  2. Continue on BROADWAY AVE
  3. Continue on ONTARIO ST
  4. Courthouse is straight ahead

Coming from the East
(i.e. Willoughby)

  2. Continue on LAKELAND FWY.
  3. Take I-90 WEST
  4. Continue on OH-2 West, follow signs for Downtown Cleveland
  5. Stay on OH-2 West
  6. Take exit 195B for W 3RD ST
  7. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for 3RD ST W
  8. Turn left onto W 3RD ST
  9. Turn left onto W. Lakeside Ave.
  10. Courthouse in on the left
Coming from the Southeast
(i.e. Garfield Heights)

  1. Take I-480 WEST
  2. Take the I-77 NORTH/I-77 SOUTH exit towards AKRON/CLEVELAND, exit #20B
  3. Bear Right on I-77/OH-21 NORTH RAMP towards CLEVELAND
  4. Merge on I-77 NORTH
  5. Take the I-90 EAST/I-90 WEST/E 9TH ST/TOLEDO(I-71) exit towards ERIE PA
  6. Turn Right on E 14TH ST
  7. Turn Right on ORANGE AVE
  8. Continue on BROADWAY AVE
  9. Continue on ONTARIO ST
  10. Courthouse is straight ahead

Coming from the South
(i.e. Akron)

  1. Take I-77 NORTH
  2. Take the I-90 EAST/I-90 WEST/E 9TH ST/TOLEDO (I-71) exit towards ERIE PA
  3. Turn Right on E 14TH ST
  4. Turn Right on ORANGE AVE
  5. Continue on BROADWAY AVE 
  6. Continue on ONTARIO ST
  7. Courthouse is straight ahead 


There are two public entrances to the Cuyahoga County Courthouse:

  • The main entrance is off Lakeside Ave.
  • From level 2 of the Huntington Parking Garage


Huntington Parking Garage (behind the Old Court House)

Non-key card (public) parking is limited at the Huntington Parking Garage, so please allow extra time and arrive early if you plan on using this garage.  

Note:  this is not the most cost-effective parking available. 

Opens at 7:30am

Note: Entrances to garage are available from Lakeside Ave. and West 3rd Street. 

Public Parking

Warehouse District Parking is available just north of Lakeside Ave. off of West 3rd and Summit.  The entrance is under the Shoreway.  

Note: There are also a number of public parking garages and surface lots within a few blocks. 


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