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Common Pleas Court of
Wood County Rules
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RULES OF PRACTICE OF THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE COMMON PLEAS COURT WOOD COUNTY, OHIO

As Adopted MAY 28, 1999  Including Amendments Through August 8, 2014
(Page numbers refer to print version)
1.01     Purpose, Applicability, Amendments, Sanctions ................................
1.02     Distribution of Local Rules ..................................................................
1.03     Incorporation of the Rules of Superintendence ...................................
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2.01     Presiding Judge and Administrative Judge ..........................................
2.02     Conciliation Judge ..............................................................................
2.03     Grand Jury Judge ................................................................................
2.04     Term and Hours of Court ......................................................................
2.05     Court Security ......................................................................................
2.06     Weapons Prohibited ............................................................................
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3.01     Files and Filing Procedure...................................................................
3.02     Facsimile Filing ....................................................................................
3.03     Costs and Security for Costs..................................................................
3.03     Electronic Return Receipts....................................................................
4.01     Case Management.................................................................................
4.02     Assignment of Civil Cases to Judges......................................................
4.03     Review and Dismissal of Civil Cases......................................................
4.04     Motions..................................................................................................
4.05     Orders and Judgments...........................................................................
4.06     Rule Days Not Fixed by Law.................................................................
4.07     Discovery...............................................................................................
4.08     Civil Pretrial...........................................................................................
4.09     Notice of Hearings/Appearance of Counsel...........................................
4.10     Trial and Hearing Rules.........................................................................
4.11     Retention of Exhibits and Evidence.......................................................
4.12     Videotape Depositions...........................................................................
4.13     Substitution and Withdrawal of Counsel/Entry of Appearance..............
4.14     Implied Notice of Clerk's File.................................................................
4.15     Magistrates in Civil Cases......................................................................

5.01     Grand Jury Proceedings........................................................................
5.02     Assignment of Criminal Cases - Prosecutor's Certification....................
5.03     Criminal Case Management Plan..........................................................
5.04     Misdemeanor Cases...............................................................................
5.05     Discovery...............................................................................................
5.06     Bail or Surety.........................................................................................
5.07     Appointment of Probation Officers - Power to Arrest.............................
5.08     Conditions of Probation or Community Control Sanctions.....................
5.09     Violations of Conditions of Supervision.................................................
5.10     Work Release Program..........................................................................
5.11     Intensive Supervision Program..............................................................
5.12     Reimbursement from Non-Indigent Offenders........................................
5.13     Electronic Monitoring Program..............................................................
5.14     Magistrates in Criminal Cases................................................................

6.01     Commencing the Domestic Relations Case...........................................
6.02     Service by Posting in Indigent Cases....................................................
6.03     Hearings................................................................................................
6.04     Temporary Restraining Orders..............................................................
6.05     Motion for Temporary Allocation of Parental Rights
            and responsibilities and Temporary Support........................................
6.06     Motion for Exclusive Use of Premises....................................................
6.07     Domestic Violence and Stalking Actions...............................................
6.08     Reopening the Domestic Relations Case...............................................
6.09     Motion for Emergency Order..................................................................
6.10     Motion to Show Cause Why a Party Should not be
            Held in Contempt of a Prior Court Order...............................................
6.11     Final Judgment Entries and Other Entries Involving Support ...............
6.12     Guardians Ad Litem...............................................................................
6.13     Magistrates in Domestic Relations Cases...............................................
6.14     Transcripts for Domestic Relations Cases..............................................
6.15     Alternative Dispute Resolution..............................................................
6.16     Shared Parenting..................................................................................
6.17     Standard Parenting Time Schedule......................................................
6.17     Exhibits for Domestic Relatioins Cases..................................................
7.01     Notary Public........................................................................................
7.02     Default Judgment.................................................................................
7.03     Cognovit Note.......................................................................................
7.04     Guardian Ad Litem...............................................................................
7.05     Attorney Fees........................................................................................
7.06     Foreclosure, Quiet Title, Partition and Judicial Sale............................
7.07     Publicity................................................................................................
7.08     Broadcasting, Recording and Photographing During Court Sessions....
7.09     Foreign Judgments................................................................................
7.10     Out of State Subpoenas to be Served in Wood County.........................
7.11     Summary Arbitration.............................................................................
7.12     Summary Jury Trial..............................................................................
7.13     Independent Lawyer Evaluation Program.............................................
7.14     Mediation in Civil Cases........................................................................
7.15     Certification of Qualification for Employment........................................
7.16     Court Records Management and Retention...........................................
8.01     Administration of the Jury Management Rules.....................................
8.02     Goals of the Jury Management Rules...................................................
8.03     Procedures for Obtaining Annual Jury List...........................................
8.04     Procedures for Summoning Jurors.......................................................
8.05     Excuses and Deferrals from Jury Service..............................................
8.06     Voir Dire................................................................................................
8.07     Satisfaction of Jury Service Obligation.................................................
8.08     Prospective Juror Privacy......................................................................
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