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Lorain County Justice Center225 Court Street, 1st floorElyria, OH 44035
Monday through Friday8 am to 4 pm
225 Court StreetRoom 105Elyria, OH 44035
The Clerk's civil division office files cases between parties, foreclosures, and certificates of judgment. They handle civil case filings and appellate case filings. Appeals cases to the Ninth District Court of Appeals are also handled in this office.
225 Court StreetRoom 106Elyria, OH 44035
The Clerk's criminal division office handles all felony criminal cases. This includes cases that are bound over from municipal courts and original indictments from the grand jury. Dispositions of criminal cases are reported to B.C.I and I., the State of Ohio's central information storage center. Bonds may be posted in the criminal office.
225 Court StreetRoom 108Elyria, OH 44035
The Clerk's domestic relations division handles all documents associated with divorces, no-fault divorces, annulments and civil protection (domestic violence) cases.
225 Court StreetRoom 107Elyria, OH 44035
The Clerk's finance division tracks financial information for cases in these divisions as well as handling payments made for court costs, fines, and restitution. In addition, the finance division sets up payment plans and processes credit card payments over the phone. This is where you can see the cashier.
225 Court StreetRoom 109Elyria, OH 44035
The Clerk's records division has records and indexes for cases dating back to 1824. Terminals for public access to all computerized index and docket sheets are located in this area.