Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas

At Patituce & Associates, we believe in providing experienced criminal defense counsel for clients facing one of the most troubling, confusing times of their lives. The strength of our team is the main reason we can accomplish this task. With more than 70 years of collective legal experience, our team has been able to take 200+ cases to trial.

Our team consists of former prosecutors, attorneys who are licensed to practice in four different states, and attorneys who have been regularly featured in the media. If you are looking for a team of powerhouse defense lawyers in the Cincinnati area, you have come to the right place.

Experienced Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Attorneys

If you are in need of a criminal defense lawyer, it is important to find someone who is familiar with the local laws and court system in Hamilton County. At Patituce & Associates, LLC, our attorneys have experience representing clients in the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas and have established positive relationships with the judges and prosecutors in the court. Our previous experience in this particular court allows us to effectively prepare our clients and their cases for their hearings.

What is Common Pleas Court?

The Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas is the trial court of general jurisdiction. This means that it hears felony cases as well as civil disputes where the amount of money in controversy is more than $15,000.

Judges in the General Division

There are various specialized units within each operation. Sixteen judges currently serve in the general division. As a part of their judicial office they conduct pre-trials, schedule deadlines, rule on motions, and hear both jury and bench trials.

Court Administrator

Court Administration is responsible for facilitating the non-judicial operations of the court under the guidance of the Presiding and Administrative Judge. These administrative duties include budget and fiscal management, caseflow management, personnel management, and jury management.

Administration also ensures compliance with applicable state laws and the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio as promulgated by the Supreme Court and assuring open access to everyone to resolve criminal and civil disputes timely, fairly, and impartially.

Address & Information

Physical Address

1000 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Get the Legal Assistance You Need

The consequences of a criminal conviction, even for a misdemeanor, can be too much to bear for any defendant. Besides serving time in jail, incurring hefty fines, and the risk of losing important civil rights, having a criminal record can negatively affect your reputation, and future employment, education, and housing opportunities. It also affects your ability to be approved for certain loans.

With everything that is potentially at stake, getting expert legal assistance is paramount. And this is what you get with Patituce & Associates. We have a team of highly skilled and experienced Cincinnati criminal defense attorneys who are prepared to do what it takes to protect your rights, reputation, freedom, and future.

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