Civil Division General Filing Requirements

Effective March 1, 2014, The Summit County Court of Common Pleas Civil Division will Require Mandatory E-Filing.

Discovery Motions, Interrogatories, Etc

Must be separate and not attached to the complaints.

Garnishment, Attachments, Aids of Execution & Wage Attachments

All forms are provided by the Clerk's Office.  Contact 330-643-2211.  No Instruction for Service required unless special instructions for service are needed.  Personal Earnings Garnishments are served by Sheriff unless instructed otherwise.  All other garnishments served by regular mail unless instructed otherwise.  Bank Attachments & 100% Aid of Execution filing fee is $120.00, with a $119.00 check made payable to Summit County Clerk of Courts and a $1.00 check made payable to bank.  For Garnishments $120.00 check made payable to Summit County Clerk of Courts.

Subpoenas

Forms are provided by Clerk's Office by calling 330-643-2211.  The original and 3 copies (front & back) are required for filing.  One witness per subpoena and Instructions for Service are required.  Filing of return is required on Clerk's Docket when counsel serves subpoena.  Counsel should countersign above deputy clerk's name when issuing subpoena prior to filing.

Judgment Liens

New Judgment Lien filings cost $55.50.  Precipe to file Judgment Lien is required.  Form provided by the Clerk's Office, call 330-643-2211.  Copy of Judgment is required.

Transfer of Judgment Lien

Transfer's cost $5.00.  Copy of Judgment is required.  Precipe to Transfer Judgment Lien is required.  Form provided by the Clerk's Office, call 330-643-2211.

Judgment from Another Court

Cost is $55.50. Certificate of Judgment Lien from other court jurisdiction is required.

Release of State of Ohio Tax, Bureau of Workers Compensation, Child Support, and City of Akron Liens

The cost of releasing an Ohio Department of Taxation, Bureau of Workers Compensation, Child Support and City of Akron Liens is $61.50.  Personal check and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) are accepted.  Original Release prepared by the State Agency is required.  Original Release to be kept by the Clerk, a copy will be provided to taxpayer.  If filing by mail, please provide a return address, stamped envelope to receive a copy of the release.

 



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