Franklin County Clerk of Courts

Help Me Find the Franklin County Clerk of Courts

The Franklin County Clerk of Courts is located in Columbus, OH at 375 S High South High Street. It is located in the county complex beside High Street. It is the southernmost building facing High-Street. If you can’t find the building, please call for directions.

What is the Franklin County Clerk of Courts?

The Franklin County Clerk of Courts is where you would go to access everything from passports to protection orders and to pick up forms and pay fees for a variety of offenses. They also offer e-filing on the website now.

Where Can I Pay Traffic Tickets in Franklin County?

There are three options for paying traffic tickets in Franklin County. The first is to pay online by doing a records search to see if the ticket is payable online. The second is by paying in person. To pay in person go to the second floor and pay. The office is open from 8am to 8pm to accept your payment, Monday through Friday. You can also choose the option of mailing your payment to the address below:

Franklin County Municipal Court
Lori M. Tyack, Clerk
375 South High Street, First Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Franklin County Clerk of Court Hours

The Franklin County Clerk of Court hours are listed on the website and below:

Clerk Administration Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
Civil Department Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Criminal/Traffic Department Everyday
  • Full Service
    • 8:00 a.m. – Midnight
  • Prisoner Release Transactions
    • 24 Hours/Day
Traffic Violations Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Franklin Clerk of Court Divisions

The Clerk of Court offices are divided into four different divisions to serve you effectively and quickly.

  • General Civil/Criminal
  • Appeals
  • Domestic Relations
  • Juvenile Division
  • Auto Title Division

Where are the Franklin County Clerk of Courts?  What is the address of the Franklin County Clerk of Courts?

The Franklin County Clerk of Courts is located in Columbus, OH at 375 South High Street. It is located in the county complex beside High Street.

375 S High Street
Columbus OH, 43215

Case Lookup in Franklin County

Case lookup is available on the website by entering last name, first name and the case number into the search bar provided. You can use the case number if it has been provided.

Non-Criminal Case Lookup and Criminal Case Lookup

Non-Criminal and Criminal Case lookups can be done on the website by entering the last name, first name and the case number if it has been provided.

Check Franklin County Clerk of Courts Juror Status

To check the status of your day for jury duty, you can look on the website. If you have any problems contact:

Gretchen Roberts/Vanita Adkins/Melanie Jenkins
Jury Managers
Common Pleas Court Jury Commission
345 South High Street, Suite 1502
Columbus, Ohio 43215

614-525-3450
Fax 614-525-2449
E-mail: Jury_Commission@fccourts.org

Franklin County Clerk of Court Locations





There are seven locations for Franklin County Clerks of Courts. These are listed below for your review and ease of access.

Administration

Franklin County Courthouse
373 S High St., 23rd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.3600
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Appeals

Franklin County Courthouse
373 S High St., 23rd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.3624
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Domestic Relations

Franklin County Courthouse
373 S High St., 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.4410
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Juvenile

Franklin County Courthouse
373 S High St., 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.4411
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

General (Civil / Criminal)

Franklin County Common Pleas Courthouse
345 S High St., 1st Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.3621
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Auto Title Administrative Office

Great Southern Shopping Center
45 Great Southern Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43207
614.525.3090
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Juvenile Traffic

Juvenile Detention Center
399 S Front St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.525.5279
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Court Ordered Parenting Classes

The court ordered parenting class information can be found on the website under in the juvenile division section.

Franklin County Court Ordered Restraining Order

If you need a restraining order from someone, it can be taken out at the courthouse. The following orders of protection are available.

  • Civil protection order
  • Temporary protection order
  • Civil stalking protection order
  • Juvenile protection order

What is the Franklin County Clerk of Court’s Website?

The Franklin County Clerk of Courts Website can be reached by clicking the following link:

https://clerk.franklincountyohio.gov/

More info on Franklin County Court Warrants

More information on Franklin County Court warrants can be found on the website or by contacting the office directly.

Find the Traffic Division and Pay Traffic Violations

The traffic division is located at:

Franklin County Municipal Court
375 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-8186

It is also possible to go on the website and click the navigation link to help you find the traffic division quickly and easily.

Franklin County Court Case Lookup

You can find information about the Franklin County court cases by going to the website and filling the information out in the search bar provided.