October 8 2021 General Division Order and Update

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Summit County Common Pleas Court General Division Plan for Addressing COVID-19 – Updated September 10, 2021

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Summit County Common Pleas Reentry Court Announces New Program MENTOR (Mentors Empowering Now to Overcome Recidivism)

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UPDATED EMERGENCY ORDER IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS – SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

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New Fee Application Process

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Felony Appointment Process

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October 12, 2021

October 8 2021 General Division Order and Update

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September 13, 2021

Summit County Common Pleas Court General Division Plan for Addressing COVID-19 – Updated September 10, 2021

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September 13, 2021

Summit County Common Pleas Reentry Court Announces New Program MENTOR (Mentors Empowering Now to Overcome Recidivism)

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September 10, 2021

UPDATED EMERGENCY ORDER IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS – SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

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New Fee Application Process


New Process for Summit County Common Pleas Court Appointed Counsel Fee Applications Effective Monday, April 19, 2021

Effective Monday, April 19, 2021, appointed counsel shall follow the new process outlined below for submitting and receiving payment for felony Fee Applications in Summit County Common Pleas Court.

Lawyers should drop off completed fee applications to judges’ individual offices.  Each judge will have a member of her staff trained in the Ohio Public Defender Commission rules for reimbursement, so that they can review the fee applications for completeness and accuracy.  Judges will approve fee applications as deemed appropriate.

The Executive’s Office will be responsible for entering the applications into the database and providing information to the assigned judge.  If there is some kind of billing discrepancy, the judge will address.  The Executive’s office will return the signed application to the court.  The court will notify the lawyer and void the judge’s signature.  The lawyer will be required to re-submit the application to the individual court, starting the process again.

A General Division employee will collect signed applications daily and deliver to the centralized drop box.   The Executive’s office will deliver the completed, signed applications to the Clerk’s office for docketing and to the Fiscal Office for processing payment.

 

 

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