Court Rules

Table of Contents

The following sections are covered in the local court rules.

Rule 1 Court Sessions

1.01 Term of Court

Rule 2 Costs & Filing Procedure

2.01 Costs and Filing Procedures
2.02 Inability to Secure Costs
2.03 Discretion of the Clerk
2.04 File Stamping
2.05 Designation of Assigned Judge
2.06 Notice of Default Judgment Hearing
2.07 Companion Cases
2.08 Jurors Fees
2.09 Facsimile Filing Rule

Rule 3 Civil Actions, Pleadings, Motions, Hearings

3.01 Documents
3.02 Time and Rule Day Extensions
3.03 Hearings and Submission of Motions
3.04 Summary Judgment
3.05 Assigned Judge
3.06 Copies
3.07 Filing of Discovery Materials
3.08 Mediation - Non-Domestic Relations Actions
3.09 Public Records
3.10 Filing and Removal of Document from the Clerk’s Office

Rule 4 Practice on Assignment of Civil Cases

4.01 Assignment
4.02 Assignment Dates in Domestic Relations Matters
4.03 Continuance
4.04 Notice of Assignment

Rule 5 Trial Attorney

5.01 Notification
5.02 Designation and Responsibility
5.03 Signing of Pleadings
5.04 Notices
5.05 Participation by Co-Counsel
5.06 Withdrawal of Trial Attorney
5.07 Out-Of-State Attorneys

Rule 6 Entries

6.01 Entry on Decree
6.02 Entry on Settlement
6.03 Entries Separate From Motions

Rule 7 Dismissals by Court

7.01 Dismissal by Court
7.02 Procedure

Rule 8 Practice in Divorce, Dissolution & Legal Separation Cases

8.01 Commencement of the Action
8.02 Procedure for Seeking Temporary Allocation of Parental Rights and Responsibilities
8.021 Standard Parenting Time Schedule
8.022 Out-Of-State Parenting Time Schedule
8.03 Procedure for Seeking Temporary Spousal Support
8.04 Practice on Temporary Orders
8.05 Temporary Restraining Orders
8.06 Seminar for Parents
8.07 Contested Divorce Actions
8.08 Uncontested Divorce Actions
8.09 Designation of Miami County Locations for the Posting of Notice of Service of Process in
        Divorce, Annulment, and Legal Separation Actions
8.10 Pretrial and Prehearing Conferences
8.11 Dissolution of Marriage Actions
8.12 Child Support Calculations
8.13 Final Orders
8.14 Post Judgment Relief – Parenting Time, Child Support, Modification of Parental Rights and
        Responsibilities, Spousal Support, Lump Sum Judgment
8.15 Post Judgment Relief Accompanied by Citation for Contempt
8.16 Modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities (Post-Decree Change of Custody)
8.17 Continuances
8.18 Settled Judgment Entries
8.19 Dismissal of Cases
8.20 Attorney Fees
8.21 Psychological Evaluations/Guardian Ad Litem Reports
8.22 Mediation-Domestic Relations Actions
8.23 Time Limits

Rule 9 Case Flow Management

9.01 Case Flow Management

Rule 10 Criminal Actions

10.01 Grand Jury Assignments
10.02 Bond and Arraignment
10.03 Companion Cases
10.04 Absence or Disability of Judge
10.05 Apprehension on Warrants
10.06 Expungement
10.07 Bail and Bond

Rule 11 Court Appointed Counsel

11.01 Court Appointed Counsel

Rule 12 Presentence Investigation

12.01 Procedure

Rule 13 Fees of Fiduciaries & Their Attorneys

13.01 Procedure

Rule 14 Administrative Appeals

14.01 Statutory Time Limits
14.02 Time Limits
14.03 Chapters 2506 and 119 Applicability
14.04 Briefs

Rule 15 General

15.01 Transcripts
15.02 Subpoenas
15.03 Fees in Partition Cases
15.04 Files

Rule 16 Videotape Depositions & Trials

16.01 Equipment Specification
16.02 Filing of Videotapes
16.03 Compliance

Rule 17 Magistrates

17.01 Domestic Relations Cases
17.02 Civil and Criminal Cases

Rule 18 Jury Management Plan

Rule 19 Receiverships

Rule 20 Certificate of Qualifications for Employment

Rule 21 Specialized Docket - The Miami County Common Pleas Drug Court Program