Proposed Amendment Local Rule 26 and Request for Comments



Proposed Amendments Local Rule 26

The Domestic Relations Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas is requesting comments regarding proposed Local Rule 26 (Domestic Violence).

The proposed comprehensive rule clarifies procedures and all aspects related to filing for domestic violence and dating violence civil protection orders, and modifying, terminating, renewing, enforcing, and appealing such orders.  The rule comports with R.C. 3113.31, Civ.R. 65.1, and the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio.

To view the proposed rule, please click here.

The Court will accept comments regarding the rule amendment through August 18, 2024.  Please direct any comments, in writing, 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