**THIRD FLOOR COURTHOUSE CONSTRUCTION**
The courthouse is being renovated in an effort to improve safety for visitors and users of the Court as well as create new efficiencies. As of May 13, 2013, please check in with Courtroom Number 2 Judicial Assistant for ALL hearings. They will instruct you where your event will be held.
Thank you for your patience.
The General Division of the Hancock County Common Pleas Court is a trial court of general jurisdiction that was created by the Ohio Constitution and established in Article IV, Section 1. It is charged with providing prompt and fair resolution of litigation in civil, criminal and domestic cases in the Findlay/Hancock County community.
As outlined in the Ohio Constitution, Article IV, Section 4, the General Division of the Hancock County Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over all felony criminal cases and civil cases of a serious nature. Civil cases arise from a broad spectrum of issues, including but not limited to, negligence actions, appeals of decisions of administrative agencies, contract or labor disputes, foreclosure actions, declaratory judgment actions and actions for injunctive relief.
The Hancock County Common Pleas Court also has a Domestic Relations Division. This division of the Court has jurisdiction over divorce, dissolution, alimony, child support, annulment and custody in family disputes.
This website was designed to share information with the citizens of the Findlay/Hancock County community about their Court and its various departments. We continue to strive to offer effective services to all Findlay/Hancock County citizens and appreciate your continued support of the Court and the Court staff.
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