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FIling a Lawsuit in Ohio: Home


This libguide sets out the process for filing a civil lawsuit in Ohio, focusing on Franklin County. However, it is not a substitute for hiring an attorney. If you have a civil lawsuit for less that $15,000 Franklin County Municipal Court, then it is best to start with the Franklin County Municipal Court Self-Help Center.

Ohio Practice Books at the Franklin County Law Library

Also available as ebooks for attorneys with Franklin County Law Library cards. See the ebooks guide on this website for information on checking out electronic books through Overdrive. Also available on Lexis on the Franklin County Law Library public computers.


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Susanna Marlowe
Franklin County Law Library Reference Librarian