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RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

of the
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
GENERAL DIVISION

of
SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO

Originally effective December 1, 1979

[Revisions current through January 1, 2015]


APPLICABILITY; AUTHORITY; CITATION

These rules shall be known as the Rules of the Court of Common Pleas, General Division of Summit County, Ohio (hereinafter “Court”) and may be cited as Summit County Rules, or S.C.C. Rules. These rules have been promulgated by the Court of Common Pleas of Summit County, Ohio, General Division, pursuant to Article IV, Section 5 of the Ohio Constitution for the purpose of promoting the administration of justice by conforming the rules of this Court to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of Superintendence of the Supreme Court of Ohio and by providing for the efficient and expeditious management of business before this Court with due regard to local practices and requirements.

These rules shall supersede all previous rules and amendments. However, these local rules are not meant to supersede the Rules of Superintendence for Common Pleas Courts established by the Supreme Court of Ohio or the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure. Any local rules in conflict therewith shall be rendered void and of no force and effect.

As used in these Rules, “Clerk” shall refer to the Summit County Clerk of Courts.

 

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