Summit County, Ohio: Judge Amy Corrigall Jones, Administrative Judge of the Summit County Common Pleas Court General Division, announced today that in an effort to protect the public health by reducing the spread of COVID-19, this Court has ordered the following:
- The General Division and all individuals herein shall function under current social distancing protocols as ordered by the Governor of Ohio and should the Governor order further modifications, all individuals within the courthouse shall abide by said protocols.
- At no time in the General Division shall there be more than 10 individuals in any courtroom, office, conference room, or other space that is considered to be confined, as determined by the Administrative Judge. The only exception shall be for purposes of a Judge’s meeting, if approved by a majority of the judges.
- The General Division arraignment procedure shall be modified as necessary to comply with this Order and to reduce the substantial health risks to the community; to maintain essential court functions, and to continue to protect the rights of all individuals subject to the authority of the Court
- The public health emergency shall be considered a finding of good cause for continuances deemed necessary by assigned Judges on a case-by-case basis.
- Sheriff sales are hereby suspended until April 24, 2020.
Corrigall Jones said these decisions have been made as a proactive approach out of concern for the well-being of the employees and public.
“In an effort to protect our employees and the public, we are limiting the number of people coming into this courthouse,” Corrigall Jones said.
“The courthouse continues with its daily operations.” concluded Corrigall Jones.
Citizens with questions regarding a particular case or department should contact:
|Jury Commissioners Office||330.643.2270|
|General Civil Case Information||330.643.2288|
|General Criminal Case Information||330.643.2267|
|Adult Probation Department||330.643.7966|
|Court Executive Office||330.643.7960|
|Judge Alison Breaux||330.643.8160|
|Judge Christine Croce||330.643.2230|
|Judge Amy Corrigall Jones||330.643.8534|
|Judge Alison McCarty||330.643.5011|
|Judge Kelly L. McLaughlin||330.643.2247|
|Judge Kathryn Michael||330.643.2239|
|Judge Tammy O’Brien||330.643.2233|
|Judge Joy Malek Oldfield||330.643.8301|
|Judge Susan Baker Ross||330.643.2238|
|Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands||330.643.5014|
Contact: Susan Sweeney, Assistant Court Executive Officer
330.643.7840 – firstname.lastname@example.org