Proposed Local Rule 39 and Proposed Amended Rule 26 and Request for Comments

6/7/2022

 Announcement

Proposed Local Rule 39 and Proposed Amended Rule 26

The Domestic Relations Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas is requesting comments regarding proposed Local Rule 39 (Attorney for Child) and proposed amended Local Rule 26 (Domestic Violence)

Proposed rule 39 governs the appointment of an attorney for a minor child in cases involving the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities. The rule establishes who may be appointed, factors to be considered in making an appointment, responsibilities, compensation, and other matters related to the role. 

The proposed amended rule 26 makes minor edits and directs parties where to obtain forms and instructions for filing petitions. 

 

To view proposed rule 39, please click here.  The new language appears in RED

To view proposed amended rule 26, click here.  The new language appears in RED

The Court will accept comments regarding proposed rule 39 and proposed amended rule 26 through July 8, 2022. 

 

Please direct any comments to:

Magistrate Serpil Ergun, JD, CCM, CCE

Fellow, Institute of Court Management

Executive Director of Judicial Operations

Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court

1 W. Lakeside Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44113

216.443.4939