Rules of Court

These Local Rules of Court are being promulgated pursuant to Rule 18 of the Ohio Supreme Court Rules of Superintendence for Municipal Courts and County Courts and are effective July 1, 1991. The purpose of these local rules is to supplement the procedures set out in the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, The Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Ohio Revised Code to assist counsel and parties with cases pending in the Lakewood Municipal Court.


1. Hours of Court Sessions, General Procedures 15. Journal Entries to be Furnished
2. Examination of Files 16. Defaults and Dismissals by the Court
3. Withdrawal of Files 17. Settlements; Notification to Court
4. Pleadings and Motions 18. Record of Proceedings
5. Appearance and Withdrawal of Counsel 19. Satisfactions - Payments of Costs
6. Security for Costs 20. Unpaid Costs; New Cases Not To Be Filed
7. Leave to Move or Plead 21. Statutory Demands
8. Hearings and Submission of Motions; Objections to Interrogatories 22. Proceedings in Aid of Execution
9. Failure to File Answer Brief 23. Fees for Additional Services
10. Trial Briefs 24. Employees of the Court
11. Assignment of Civil Cases 25. Pretrial Diversion Program
12. Case Management 26. Media
13. Continuance for Trial or Hearing 27. Jury Standards
14. Filing by Facsimile Transmission 28. Court Security


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