Courthouse has a New Entrance
All visitors need to enter the Courthouse by using the lobby doors of the Office Building off the courtyard. Click here for a video message about the change.
Click here for information on masks, temperatures
During the pandemic, the Court of Common Pleas, General Trial Division, has issued Temporary Orders detailing how essential functions will continue to take place.
click here for the Court's temporary order of 3/17/2020
click here for the Court's temporary order of 4/1/2020
click here for the Court's temporary order of 4/30/2020
click here for the Court's temporary order of 5/19/2020
click here for the Court's temporary order of 6/11/2020
The court prefers the methods below, but if an item must be hand-delivered it can be delivered to the Clerk of Court's office in the County Office Building or the Clerk of Court’s Title Office during the hours of 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday.
The General Division (Judges Thomakos and Ernest) accepts court filings via regular mail, via fax to 330-343-4682 and via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Court's Mission
Our mission is to resolve civil disputes and criminal indictments in a fair and timely manner and at a reasonable expense in accordance with the laws of Ohio. We also strive to provide for community safety by supervising and rehabilitating offenders post sentence by carefully addressing offender needs to eliminate criminal activity.
The Tuscarawas County Court of Common Pleas, General Trial Division, is a trial court with countywide jurisdiction in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Each county has its own court of common pleas, which is part of the state court system of Ohio.
The court of common pleas has jurisdiction in three main types of cases: Domestic, Civil and Criminal.
Public Records Notice
It is the policy of the Tuscarawas County Court of Common Pleas, General Trial Division to comply with public records requests.
The applicable rules for records retention and public access for the courts of Ohio can be found in the Rules of Superintendence.
See Announcements and News section for a link to a news article with a warning about a scam, as well as other announcements.
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Our court will provide interpreters in all proceedings in which a party or witness is non-English speaking or non-hearing. Please notify the court as soon as such a need is identified. Click the link below for more information: