Until July 2, 2021, Traffic Arraignments will be heard at the Columbus Convention Center at 400 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215. There will be no add-ons during this time. Additional agencies/services will be available at the Convention Center. Notices are being mailed to inform individuals of the change of location.
If I plead not guilty, how soon will my case be set for trial?
If you do not waive your right to a speedy trial, the trial will be set within ten (10) days.
If you waive your right to a speedy trial, the trial will be set out two (2) weeks or longer.
If your case carries a possibility of jail, you can request a jury trial and a pretrial will be set in front of a judge.
What happens after the arraignment?
If you have a minor misdemeanor, you can only request a court trial (trial in front of a judge and not a jury) and your case will be set for trial.