Medina, Ohio Courthouses

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Medina Courthouse Info

There are multiple courts in Medina County. The Ohio court where your case will be heard depends on various factors, including the type of case, the amount in question, and the facts of your case.

You can find Medina County court records online. You must know the record number or name of one of the parties in the case.

Medina County Court of Common Pleas

Medina County Courthouse
225 East Washington St.
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 725-9722
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Medina County Court of Common Pleas Common Pleas hears civil and criminal matters. Civil matters involve monetary damages and other relief, whereas criminal issues include misdemeanors, felonies, and other code violations. There are two judges in the Medina Court of Common Pleas:

Judge Hutson hears a variety of civil and criminal matters. Judge Kimbler presides over Drug Court and Mental Health Court.

Medina County Domestic Relations Court

Medina County Domestic Relations Court
225 East Washington Street
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 725-9740
Scheduling Department: (330) 725-0132
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Medina County Domestic Relations Court is responsible for cases involving divorce, dissolution, legal separation, annulments, parentage cases, third-party legal custody, spousal, and child support, domestic violence civil protection, dating violence civil protection, and all post-decree matters in these cases.

Commonly used forms for these cases can be found on the Medina County Family Court Website.

The goal of the domestic relations court is to do what is in the best interests of the children involved in family cases. Parents are also encouraged to attend mediation to reach mutually acceptable conflict resolution. The court also periodically provides seminars for parents and attorneys.

Court records in the domestic relations division are not publicly available as they are in Common Pleas Court. This is because the cases involve minors and domestic violence victims. Your Medina County attorney can help you obtain information from the Domestic Relations Court.

Mediation in Medina County

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution where a neutral third party helps the parties decide on an acceptable resolution instead of going to trial. In Medina, legal proceedings mediation is often encouraged.  Ian S. Haberman is the Court Mediator and is available at (330) 764-8731 or

Other Courts in Medina County, Ohio

There are multiple other courts in the Medina County court system, a Mayor’s Court in Brunswick and a Municipal Court in Wadsworth.

  • Medina Municipal Court – The Medina Municipal Court handles traffic, misdemeanor criminal, and small claims matters. It also has a probation department to which individuals may report. This Court can be reached at (330) 723-3287.
  • Medina County Juvenile Division – The Medina County Juvenile Division is combined with the county Probate Court. This division handles marriages, adoptions, name changes, and legal matters involving minors. The Juvenile Division Phone is (330) 725-9709. The Probate Division Phone is (330) 725-9703. These courts are located on the fourth floor of the main Medina Courthouse Building at 225 East Washington Street, Medina, OH 44256.
  • Brunswick Mayor’s Court – This Mayor’s Court is held each week on Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. Most tickets in this court involve traffic violations or other minor citations. These offenses are typically waivable, and you are not required to appear in court if you pay your fine online. You can reach the Brunswick Clerk of Courts at (330) 558-6870.
  • Wadsworth Municipal Court – The City of Wadsworth, Ohio, operates a Municipal Court that hears traffic, criminal, and other minor matters. You can also search Wadsworth court records online as well. You must know the ticket number, case number, defendant name, or another identifying factor to find information about your case. The Wadsworth Clerk of Courts can be reached at (330) 335-1596.

Areas Served by Medina County Courthouses

Medina County courthouses offer services to the following Ohio communities:

  • Medina
  • Brunswick
  • Wadsworth
  • Chippewa Lake
  • Valley City
  • Spencer
  • River Styx
  • Gloria Glens Park
  • Lodi
  • Seville
  • Westfield Center
  • Guilford
  • Harrisville
  • Homer

Medina County Courts: What You Need to Know

How Can I Find Medina Courthouse Forms?

Each court has forms that are to be used in specific types of cases. For example, suppose you have a probate matter in Medina County. You can find quick probate links, full estate administration forms, and guardianship information on the Medina County Probate Court website. Likewise, if you are facing criminal charges in Media, the Clerk of Courts offers helpful information about bonds, inmate information, court schedules, and other resources.

It’s best to allow your Medina County lawyer to guide you through obtaining and completing the proper forms to ensure you do them correctly. If you miss any details, you could delay your case, or worse, it could get dismissed.

How Can I Find an Attorney in Medina County?

One of the best ways to find one is to seek assistance from the Medina County Bar Association. They offer Attorney Referral services that best suit your legal needs.

In Medina County, Erb Legal Is There for You

When you’re facing a serious legal matter, you need someone who understands the laws and procedures in Medina County, Ohio. Erb Legal has a team of professionals who know how things work in Medina and surrounding areas. Our Medina lawyers know you likely have more questions. As a team of legal professionals, we have answers and are ready to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.