HOURS & LOCATION

Hours:
Monday - Friday* 
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM** 

*Except Legal Holidays
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** All filings must be submitted by 3:45 PM

Location:
William Howard Taft Center
230 East Ninth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Click Here for a Map and Driving Directions

Holiday Hours

2018
TuesdayNovember 6, 2018Election DayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
MondayNovember 12, 2018Veterans Day (Observed)Closed Entire Day
ThursdayNovember 22, 2018Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
FridayNovember 23, 2018Day after Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
MondayDecember 24, 2018Day Before ChristmasClosed Entire Day
TuesdayDecember 25, 2018Christmas DayClosed Entire Day
2019
TuesdayJanuary 1, 2019New Year's DayClosed Entire Day
MondayJanuary 21, 2019Martin Luther King Jr. DayClosed Entire Day
MondayFebruary 18, 2019Presidents DayClosed Entire Day
FridayApril 19, 2019Good FridayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
MondayMay 27, 2019Memorial DayClosed Entire Day
ThursdayJuly 4, 2019Independence DayClosed Entire Day
MondaySeptember 2, 2019Labor DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayNovember 5, 2019Election DayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
MondayNovember 11, 2019Veterans DayClosed Entire Day
ThursdayNovember 28, 2019Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
FridayNovember 29, 2019Day after Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayDecember 24, 2019Christmas EveClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
WednesdayDecember 25, 2019Christmas DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayDecember 31, 2019New Year's EveClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)

MAGISTRATE SCHEDULE

Magistrates are available (except for vacations, etc.), for scheduled or unscheduled matters, according to the following schedule:

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Scheduled HearingsPaul RattermannKaren RosenElizabeth SundermannKaren RosenElizabeth Sundermann
 Kendal CoesRogena StargelKendal CoesRogena StargelPaul Rattermann
Walk-InsRogena StargelElizabeth SundermannPaul Rattermann***Paul RattermannRogena Stargel
 Karen RosenKendal CoesKaren RosenElizabeth SundermannKendal Coes

The magistrates will typically be absent for lunch during the following times:

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.Coes
Rosen
Rattermann
Stargel
Coes
Rosen
Stargel
Sundermann
Coes
Rattermann
Stargel
Sundermann
Rosen
Rattermann
Stargel
Sundermann
Coes
Rosen
Rattermann
Sundermann
1:00 - 2:00 P.M.SundermannRattermannRosenCoesStargel

If a case is assigned to a magistrate, you must see the assigned magistrate on an available day for that matter. A magistrate may not be available on a day of scheduled hearings. There are limited exceptions for the opening of an estate as well as for the appointment of an appraiser, obtaining an inventory hearing date and approving the sale or transfer of a motor vehicle. Any magistrate can approve these filings.

Note: All magistrates are in a magistrates' meeting from 8:00 - 9:00 every Monday morning.

*** Paul Rattermann will be hearing the Citation docket every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M.