Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts

What is the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts and What Does it Do?

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts is the place where all of the relevant documents and records are kept from the divisions of the Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Divisions, The Court of Appeals and the Eighth Appellate Court. They are entrusted to collect, hold, and return money that is held in a cost- effective manner while being timely and secure with the same.




The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts system includes several individual courts, for all of your legal needs.

  • The Court of Common Appeals General Division
  • The Court of Common Appeals Domestic Relations Division
  • Eighth Appellate District Court

Services from the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts System

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts has services ranging from forms and applications to bond agents to help with your needs.

  • Forms and applications
  • Take deposits for cost and filing fees
  • Collections cases
  • Bond agents
  • Service by posting
  • Passports
  • Child support cash payments

Account Services for Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts

Account services are available for this area.

Case Access in Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts

Case access is available through public records at the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. You can search for cases by case or name by doing a civil search on the site or in person to receive copies.

How Can I Get Court Reporter Transcripts?

It is possible to get court reporter transcripts by requesting them online or through the courthouse in person.

Pay a Traffic Fine in Cuyahoga County

If you need to pay a traffic or parking ticket, you can contact Cleveland Municipal Court at (216)-664-4870.

Cuyahoga County Jury Service

To find out about Cuyahoga County Jury Service you can contact the Jury Commission at (216)-443-8628 for information.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Hours, Phone Numbers and Address

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts
Civil Division, 1st Floor Justice Center / Office hours – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – M-F

Criminal Division, 2nd Floor Justice Center / Office hours – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – M-F
1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113-1021

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Divisions

The court divisions for the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts handles criminal and civil cases.

  • The Court of Common Appeals General Division
  • The Court of Common Appeals Domestic Relations Division
  • Criminal Division
  • Civil Division

Where is the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts? What is the address of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts?

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts is located on the first and second floors of the Justice Center.

1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113-1021

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Courthouse Docket

The courthouse docket can be found under dockets and calendar on the website.

They have mental health dockets and criminal case dockets. The docket provides information on any criminal or civil cases. For appeals you can do a civil search or contact the courthouse.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Divorce Reports

For copies of your divorce papers, you can contact the Certified Copy Department at (216)-443-7977 for help and information.

Search by Name for Cuyahoga County Court Cases

Yes, you can search by name for the court cases in Cuyahoga County for the court cases on the docket.

View Cuyahoga County Case Records

You can view the Cuyahoga County case records on the website. You can also find them by using the search bar

Find Cuyahoga County Court Arrest Records

County court arrest records are available on the website through public records and by using the search bar. They are a part of the public record.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Marriage License

For a copy of your marriage license, you can contact the Cuyahoga Probate Court at (216)-443-8764 and for more information. You can also fill out a form to have the information mailed to you.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Court Calendar

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Court Calendar can be found through the search bar and on the website for the courts. The site is updated as dates change.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Holidays

Holiday hours couldn’t be found on this site, but I presume they are all federal mandated holidays. Holidays such as:

  • Christmas
  • Thanksgiving
  • Veterans Day
  • Presidential elections
  • And other federal holidays are observed.

What is the Cuyahoga County Appellate Court?

The Cuyahoga County Appellate Court is a court that handles common pleas. The Supreme Court is a court of last resort to have your case heard. It is possible that you will have to ask the court to hear your case. They handle criminal and civil cases.