Barbara Wiedenbein, Common Pleas Clerk of Courts
Paul C. Kamphaus, Municipal Clerk of Court
Clermont County, Ohio
General Division Domestic Relations

Common Pleas Court

The Court of Common Pleas is a general jurisdiction consisting of four divisions: Civil, Criminal, Domestic Relations and Appellate. The Court has jurisdiction over civil cases with a disputed monetary amount in excess of $15,000.00. Marital, child support issues and non-criminal domestic violence cases are heard by the Domestic Relations Court. Appeals to the Twelfth Appellate District are filed with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas.

The Criminal Division issues summons and warrants for all felony indictments presented by the grand jury. (Criminal cases are also located in the Clermont County Municipal Court.)

The Clerk of Courts office is open 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday except for holidays, and it is located at 270 Main Street, Batavia, Ohio 45103. Click here for a telephone directory to the Clerk Of Courts' office and the Court. Information regarding court procedures and practices can be found by clicking on Links and accessing the Local Rules on the Clermont County Law Library website.

Civil Division Criminal Division Domestic Relations