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

2017
MondayFebruary 20, 2017Presidents DayClosed Entire Day
FridayApril 14, 2017Good FridayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
MondayMay 29, 2017Memorial DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayJuly 4, 2017Independence DayClosed Entire Day
MondaySeptember 4, 2017Labor DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayNovember 7, 2017Election DayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
FridayNovember 10, 2017Veterans Day (Observed)Closed Entire Day
ThursdayNovember 23, 2017Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
FridayNovember 24, 2017Day After Thanksgiving DayClosed Entire Day
MondayDecember 25, 2017Christmas DayClosed Entire Day

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.