COUNTY RULES OF PRACTICE
OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Domestic Relations Division
Effective February 1, 1990 unless otherwise noted
Management and Retention
(A) Reports and records of the Probation and Family Assessment Departments shall be considered confidential information and shall not be made public. The inspection of Court Records by attorneys and other interested parties shall be governed by Rule 32(C) of the Ohio Rules of Juvenile Procedure. Any probation, social, physical or mental examination prepared at the direction of the Court shall not be copied by counsel without leave of the Court. The Court may limit or deny inspection for good cause shown pursuant to aforementioned Rule 32(C).
Traffic Records are confidential and shall not be made public. Inspection by attorneys or any interested parties may be allowed by leave of the Court.
Family History files shall be considered confidential information and shall not be made public. Inspection by attorneys or interested parties may be allowed by leave of the Court.
Record checks by counsel, law enforcement and other agencies shall be directed to the Clerk of Courts which shall provide reasonable access to public records.
(B) Management and Retention
Pursuant to Rule 26(G) of the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio, this court has adopted a records retention schedule. A copy of the records retention schedule is on file in the administrative offices of the court and also at the Franklin County Records Commission, 373 South High Street, 26th Floor, Columbus, Ohio, and may be reviewed at either location. The Franklin County Clerk of Courts shall dispose of case files in accordance with the Court's records retention schedule, and may extend the time for case file disposal beyond the period specified in said records retention schedule.
(Amended, effective 7/1/93; 4/1/04; 7/1/04)