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LOCAL RULES OF COURT IN ADOBE ACROBAT FORMAT (.PDF) Amended 2/1/12
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LOCAL RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE OF THE
DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION OF THE MAHONING
COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

Originally Adopted March 1, 1998
Including Amendments as of February 1, 2012

General Rules

Rule 1: Adoption, Scope and Construction of Rules
Rule 2: Court Costs
Rule 3: Filing and Removal of Papers from Custody of the Clerk
Rule 4: Assignment of Domestic Relations Cases
Rule 5: Powers of the Magistrates
Rule 6: Ex-Parte Communications
Rule 7: Out of State Counsel

Pleadings, Motions and Orders

Rule 8: General Rules of Pleading
Rule 9: Service
Rule 10: Temporary Orders by Affidavit or Oral Hearing
Rule 11: Additional Ex-Parte Orders
Rule 12: Contempt and Motions to Show Cause
Rule 13: Objections to Decision/Motion to Set Aside

Pre-trial & Trial Rules

Rule 14: Discovery
Rule 15: Status Conferences
Rule 16: Pre-trial Conferences
Rule 17: Trials
Rule 18: Court Appointment of Valuation Experts
Rule 19: Medical Expense Schedule
Rule 20: Qualified Medical Child Support Order (QMCSO)
Rule 21: Dissolution of Marriage Hearings
Rule 22: Divorce Hearings
Rule 23: Judgment Entries, Decisions and Orders
Rule 24: Division of Pension Orders
Rule 25: Withdrawal or Substitution of Counsel
Rule 26: Dismissal of Cases
Rule 27: Motion for Relief From Judgment

Parenting Time and Visitation

Rule 28: Parenting Time and Visitation
Rule 29: Workshop for Parents & Children
Rule 30: Guardian Ad Litem
Rule 31: Parenting Investigation
Rule 32: Psychological Evaluations
Rule 33: Interviews with Children
Rule 34: Parenting Coordinator
Rule 35: Consent Entries

Dispute Resolution

Rule 36: Family Services
Rule 37: Mediation

Special Proceedings

Rule 38: Domestic Violence
Rule 39: Registration of a Foreign Decree
Rule 40: Action on a Foreign Decree
Rule 41: Concurrent Jurisdiction
Rule 42: Certification to Juvenile Court

Court Administration

Rule 43: Conflicts of Interest
Rule 44: Court Reporters
Rule 45: Court Security
Rule 46: Photographing, Recording and Broadcasting of Court Proceedings
Rule 47: Case Management Plan

 


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120 Market St.
Youngstown, OH
44503

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