For specific questions related to a case, parties should first contact the prosecutor assigned to the case.
The general office number for the Columbus City Attorney is (614) 645-6232. For cases filed by Franklin County, the general office number for the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office is (614) 525-3520.
For general questions or concerns regarding procedure or a personal court appearance, contact the Court at (614) 645-8742. However, please note that the Court cannot directly discuss the details of the case.
Motions & Briefs
Motions are to be submitted timely and served on opposing parties. Motions may be ruled on without oral hearing unless requested. All motions should be submitted to the Court at least one week before any scheduled court dates. Parties should delivery an extra copy to chambers.
The purpose of the initial status conference is to ensure that all parties understand the nature of the alleged violations. The parties and the Court will then work together to establish a reasonable timeline to address the alleged violations. The case will then be set for a follow-up status conference or set for a hearing in front of the Judge.
The Environmental Division encourages defendants to seek assistance when needed. View the list of available resources kept by the Court.