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

Common Pleas Court - General Division


Administrative Appeals, foreclosures, personal injury suits, garnishments are among the types of cases filed in the Civil Division of the Court of Common Pleas. The clerk is responsible for initiating and maintaining case files, the collection and distribution of filing fees and costs, the seating of both petit and grand juries and the issuance and recording of notary commissions.

Pleadings transmitted by fax are acceptable provided they comply with Local Rule 17. Filings requiring a deposit must be mailed or presented in person.


The Criminal Division handles all indictments (accusations) returned by the grand jury. After a case file has been initiated, this office creates and issues either an arrest warrant or a summons instructing the defendant to appear at a specific time and place. Bail bonds are processed, executed, and witnessed by the clerks of this division.

The Criminal Division is responsible for the arraignment docket, the assignment of judges to cases, reporting convictions to B.C.I. & I and transmitting driver license suspensions to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. This office also collects and distributes all costs, fines, and restitution.

Payment Methods: At the present time we do not accept credit cards payments, only cash, check and money order. Please make checks and money orders payable to: Common Pleas Clerk of Courts

General Division Fees Domestic Relations