Legal Division

Civil Department accepts filings for new complaints, issues service of summonses, maintains pleadings filed in each case, and issues subpoenas to witnesses when a case is ready for trial. Judgment liens including sales and personal income tax liens are also filed with the Civil Department.

Criminal Department receives and maintains all files for felony case proceedings and executes necessary documents in each phase of the criminal justice process including indictments, arraignments, issuance of subpoenas, and filing notices of appeal.

Domestic Relations Department is responsible for filing, docketing, and distribution of court papers pertaining to divorce, dissolution of marriage, Civil Protection Orders, Civil Stalking Orders, and foreign support orders.

Second District Court of Appeals is served by the Clerk in the responsibility for receiving, filing, and conveying all appeals filed from trial courts in the county.

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The public record information viewed on Clark County, Ohio common pleas court clerk’s internet reflects docket entries and information required by Ohio law, and is kept by the Clark County Clerk of Courts Office. This information is current as of the previous business day. The system is updated nightly. There will be a delay between court filings and judicial action and the posting of such data by the clerk of courts for some or all of the filing types. The information posted is believed to be accurate, however accuracy is not guaranteed. Records prior to 1990 are not available on this website.

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Melissa M. Tuttle, Clerk of Courts
Common Pleas Court Clark County, Ohio

2023 Holiday Schedule

For the year 2023, under the authority of Section 325.19(D) O.R.C., all County Offices may observe holidays as follows:

Week DayDateHoliday
MondayJanuary 2, 2023New Year’s Day (Observed)
MondayJanuary 16Martin Luther King Jr. Day
MondayFebruary 20Presidents’ Day
MondayMay 29Memorial Day
MondayJune 19Juneteenth
TuesdayJuly 4Independence Day
MondaySeptember 4Labor Day
MondayOctober 9Columbus Day
FridayNovember 10Veterans' Day
ThursdayNovember 23Thanksgiving Day
FridayNovember 24Day After Thanksgiving
MondayDecember 25Christmas Eve (Observed)
TuesdayDecember 26Christmas Day (Observed)
MondayJanuary 1, 2024New Year's Eve (Observed)

CPO Forms

NOTE: CPO Forms are now being filed at the Clark County Title Office, located in the A.B. Graham Building, 55 East Columbia Street in Springfield.