RULE 12 - JURY DEMANDS
RULE 12.1 - JURY DEMAND
Jury demands shall be made pursuant to the Ohio Criminal and Civil Procedure Rules. If the withdrawal of a jury demand is made following the summoning of jurors, the party requesting the withdrawal shall be assessed the costs of notifying such jurors that their services will not be required. In civil cases, if the request for withdrawal of a jury is agreed upon by more than one party, all consenting parties shall equally share such cost irrespective of the party prevailing at trial. Any juror who appears for service because of the inability of the clerk's office, after diligent effort to notify such juror, shall be paid the per diem fee for one half' days service and such fee shall be chargeable as indicated heretofore.
RULE 12.2 - COSTS OF JURY FOR DELAYS DUE TO FAULT OF PARTY
In the event a panel of jurors appears for service and the trial is continued or postponed due to the failure of a party or his counsel to appear, such party shall be assessed the per diem cost of the panel unless such failure to appear is as a result of extreme emergency or conditions beyond the control of the party or counsel as the same may be determined by the Court.
RULE 12.3 - FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES
The failure of a party demanding the jury to comply with any provisions of the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure or Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure or these Local Rules, shall constitute a waiver of the jury and the matter may be submitted to and decided by the Court. After a jury has been demanded, unless the jury is waived in writing not less than seven (7) days prior to the date set for trial, the party who requested that jury, and thereafter within such seven (7) days prior waives same shall pay all jury fees and expenses incurred as a result of such demand.