Proposed Amendment to Local Rule 32
The Domestic Relations Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas is requesting comments regarding proposed Local Rule 32 (Mediation).
proposed rule is modified to comport with recent amendments to Superintendence
Rules 16 through 16.36 applicable to Ohio courts. The proposed local rule
clarifies when mediation can be requested or required; that a screening process
will take place before participation and participation by attorneys and
guardians ad litem may be required; the confidentiality of communications; and
when continuances are permitted.
To view the amendment, please click here. The new language appears in RED.
The Court will accept comments regarding the rule amendment through October 30, 2020. Please direct any comments to:
Executive Director of Judicial Operations
Cuyahoga County Courthouse
1 W. Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113