COVID-19 and Court Operations

Masked Face


By order of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court – General Division, you are required to wear a mask in the Courthouse (345 South High Street) and the Adult Probation Department (369 South High Street, floors 4, 5 and 6.) 

Pursuant to City of Columbus ordinance 1643-2020, you are required to wear a mask in all public buildings or indoor facilities.

Jury Service

Petit Jurors - General jury service has been cancelled through April 2, 2021. However, certain special jury pools may be summonsed during this time.  Therefore, if you receive a summons, you are required to report to the courthouse on your specified date for jury duty.

Grand Jurors - Grand Jury has NOT been cancelled at this time. All Grand Jurors still need to report at their scheduled time. GRAND Jurors, please visit eResponse to confirm your service.

Administrative Orders

01-21-21 Administrative Order Court Operations

11-10-20 Administrative Order Court Operations

7-23-20 Administrative Order Court Operations

5-19-20 Administrative Order Court Operations

4-3-20 Administrative Order Court Operations

3-20-20 Administrative Order Court Operations

3-13-20 Administrative Order Court Operations