January 10, 2014

Notice to Attorneys Who Practice in Municipal Court

Proposed Amendments to Local Court Rules

The Judges of the Franklin County Municipal Court give notice of their intention to amend the local rules of the court to create a low-level felony initial appearance session for the purpose of referring certain cases to an appropriate specialized docket or participation in an educational and behavior-modification class as part of sentencing [Loc. R. 1.02 and 1.03] and to amend and adopt local rules for the operation of the Court’s specialized dockets.[ Loc. R. 8.04 - 8.08]

The full text of the proposed amendments can be viewed at http://www.fcmcclerk.com/ under “Proposed Amendments to Local Rules.” Comments regarding these amendments must be submitted to Assistant Court Administrator Holly L. Gleason at the Franklin County Municipal Court, 375 South High Street, 10th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215 or through email at gleasonh@fcmcclerk.com by the close of business on Friday January 17, 2014.