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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