HOURS & LOCATION
Monday - Friday (Except Legal Holidays)
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM**
** All filings and Marriage License Applications must be submitted by 3:45 PM.
William Howard Taft Center
230 East Ninth Street, 9th and 10th floors
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
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|Monday||February 20, 2023||Presidents Day||Closed|
|Friday||April 7, 2023||Good Friday||Closed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)|
|Monday||May 29, 2023||Memorial Day||Closed|
|Monday||June 19, 2023||Juneteenth||Closed|
|Tuesday||July 4, 2023||Independence||Closed|
|Monday||September 4, 2023||Labor Day||Closed|
|Monday||October 9, 2023||Columbus Day||Closed|
|Tuesday||November 7, 2023||Election Day||Closed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)|
|Friday||November 10, 2023||Veteran's Day (Observed)||Closed|
|Thursday||November 23, 2023||Thanksgiving Day||Closed|
|Friday||November 24, 2023||Day After Thanksgiving Day||Closed|
|Monday||December 25, 2023||Christmas Day||Closed|
|Monday||January 1, 2024||New Years Day||Closed|
Magistrates are available (except for vacations, etc.), for scheduled or unscheduled matters, according to the following schedule:
|Scheduled Hearings||Paul Rattermann||Karen Rosen||Kendal Coes||Karen Rosen||Paul Rattermann|
|Kendal Coes||Rogena Stargel||Mark Waters||Rogena Stargel||Mark Waters|
|Walk-Ins||Rogena Stargel||Kendal Coes||Paul Rattermann***||Paul Rattermann||Rogena Stargel|
|Karen Rosen||Mark Waters||Karen Rosen||Mark Waters||Kendal Coes|
The magistrates will typically be absent for lunch during the following times:
|12:00 - 1:00 P.M.||Coes|
|1:00 - 2:00 P.M.||Waters||Rattermann||Rosen||Coes||Stargel|
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.