IMPORTANT NOTICE – EFFECTIVE NOV. 1, 2023
AMENDED LOCAL RULE 16(C) FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER CASES
(1) Actions in forcible entry and detainer shall be filed, and proceedings conducted, in accordance with the provisions of O.R.C. 1923 and any amendments thereto. Forcible entry and detainer cases shall not include claims or counterclaims for monetary damages. Claims for monetary damages shall be filed as separate civil actions pursuant to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure and a separate filing fee shall be assessed. The Court shall hear the cases separately.
(2) Forcible entry and detainer cases shall be set for hearing before a Magistrate, pursuant to the time limits set forth in the Ohio Revised Code.
(3) A writ of restitution shall be issued by the Court no sooner than ten (10) days following the Judgment Entry, and no later than thirty (30) days thereafter. A writ of restitution shall be executed by a Court Bailiff within ten (10) days of its issuance.