We have continued the COVID safety measures put in place during the Pandemic.
Everyone entering the building must:
Plexiglass shields have been installed in each courtroom and in the Clerk’s Office.
Air filters are provided in select areas around the building.
Be on time to your hearing! If you are late or absent, the case may be dismissed. A default judgment may also be granted, which means the other party automatically wins.
If you cannot make it to court on your trial date, you may request a continuance. A continuance reschedules the trial to a future date. Either the plaintiff or the defendant may request a continuance. A continuance is not automatic. If the judge does not grant the continuance in writing, the trial will proceed as originally scheduled. You must deliver the written request for a continuance to the court at least 7 days before the date of your trial. Requests made with less than 7 days before your trial will not be considered.
Your written request must include:
Mail your completed request to:
Clerk of Court
Garfield Heights Municipal Court
5555 Turney Road
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
You may fax your request to 216-475-3087.