The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court was established along with other municipal courts, by legislature in 1953 under Chapter 1901.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. The City of Cleveland Heights Court has jurisdiction within the corporate limits of The City of Cleveland Heights and is a court of record.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
The Court is closed on weekends and legal holidays.

The above schedule is subject to change.
This schedule changes whenever there is a Legal Holiday.

Court Location

Cleveland Heights Municipal Court
40 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 44118

Map to Court

Contact

General Questions (216) 291-4901
Criminal/Traffic/Housing (216) 291-4901 X3
Civil Division (216) 291-4901 X4
Juror Information (216) 291-4901 X7
Fax Number (216) 291-2459

Mission Statement

The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Ohio. It will administer justice without respect to persons and faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent it. The Court will handle each matter that comes before it efficiently and judiciously, always upholding its independence, integrity, and impartiality.

About the Court

The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court has jurisdiction within the corporate limits of Cleveland Heights. The subject-matter jurisdiction of the Court, that is, the types of cases that the Court can hear, includes preliminary hearings in felony cases, traffic and criminal misdemeanors, civil cases in which the amount of money in dispute does not exceed $15,000, and small claims cases in which the amount of money in dispute does not exceed $6,000. The Judge also has the authority to perform marriages. For more information about any please see the Court Information heading of this website.

Court Session Days & Times

Monday Civil Court 8:30am
  Sentencing 1:00pm
  Civil Docket 1:30pm
Tuesday Housing Docket 9:00am
  Special Hearing Docket 10:30am
  Criminal Arraignments 1:30pm
Wednesday Eviction Docket 8:30am
  Traffic Arraignments 9:30am
  DUS Arraignments 1:00pm
  DUS Trials 2:30pm
Thursday Trials 9:00am
  Traffic Trials 1:30pm
Friday Jury Trials 9:30am
  Time-To-Pay Docket 9:30am