IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

Current as of 06/02/2021 revised 4:31pm
TITLE DEPARTMENT
The Lancaster Title office and Pickerington Title office are open for in person transactions.  Both offices are also processing titles by mail and drop off.  Passports are being processed by appointment only.

Please look at the flyer that explains our Tiling-by-Mail and Drop Off Titling procedures / Application which is an alternate option to coming into the offices.

For questions or assistance, please email Titles@FairfieldCountyOhio.gov or call
Pickerington Title Office, Phone: 614-835-2610
Lancaster Title Office, Phone: 740-652-7540
LEGAL DEPARTMENT
The Hall of Justice is open for regular business hours 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday).  Once your business has been completed, please do not loiter in the building.

MASKS

  • Vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks in the building.  Vaccinated individuals may of course continue to wear masks at their discretion.
  • Non-vaccinated staff and visitors are asked to continue to wear masks and social distance. 
  • As the Governor and CDC’s guidelines change, so will our mask policy.  We thank you for continuing to be considerate of our employees and those we serve. 

 

SANITATION / PLEXIGLASS BARRIERS

  • Based on feedback from our employee survey, all plexiglass barriers and sanitation measures will remain in place.

 

FILING OF COURT DOCUMENTS & POSTING OF BOND

 

Please contact the Clerk of Courts office between 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday) for assistance.

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
To make a public records request, please call the Records Division at  740-652-7358, send an email to ClerkRecords@fairfieldcountyohio.gov or complete the online request form.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY COMMON PLEAS COURT
GENERAL DIVISION
COURT OPERATIONS

VIDEO HEARINGS

  • Hearings will continue to be held via GoToMeeting for individuals who are incarcerated in the Fairfield County Jail (excluding suppression hearings, jury trials, and/or specific hearings at the Judges’ request).       
  • Hearings for individuals who are released on bond will be conducted in-person unless specifically indicated otherwise.
  • Judge Trimmer will continue to hold pretrials by non-oral e-mail update through June and July.


JURY TRIALS

  • Jury trials will proceed as scheduled

 

 

FAIRFIELD COUNTY COMMON PLEAS
DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION
COURT OPERATIONS

Domestic Relations Court has returned to normal operations.  Please contact the Court for additional information or questions.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have additional questions about specific cases or hearings please contact the appropriate office:

 

Clerk Of Courts - General Division (Civil/Felony Criminal/Court of Appeals):
Phone: 740-652-7360

clerkefile@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

 

Clerk Of Courts - Domestic Relations Division:
Phone: 740-652-7357

DRclerkefile@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

 

Clerk Of Courts - General Inquiries:
ClerkofCourts@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

 

Common Pleas Court:

General Questions (Felony & Civil)

Jill Boone, Court Administrator

Phone: 740-652-7424 

jillian.boone@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

Judge Berens:
Misty Conkle, Assignment Commissioner
Phone: 740-652-7431

misty.conkle@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

Judge Trimmer:
Kathy Hartman, Assignment Commissioner
Phone: 740-652-7427
kathy.hartman@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

 

Domestic Relations Court- General Questions:

Judge Laura Smith
Lori Lovas, Court Administrator

Phone: 740-652-7448 

lori.lovas@fairfieldcountyohio.gov