HOURS & LOCATION

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Hours:
Monday - Friday (Except Legal Holidays) 
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM** 

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** All filings and Marriage License Applications must be submitted by 3:45 PM.

Location:
William Howard Taft Center
230 East Ninth Street, 9th and 10th floors
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Click Here for a Map and Driving Directions

Holiday Hours

2021
MondayMay 31, 2021Memorial DayClosed Entire Day
FridayJune 18, 2021Juneteenth (Observed)Closed Entire Day
MondayJuly 5, 2021Independence Day (Observed)Closed Entire Day
MondaySeptember 6, 2021Labor DayClosed Entire Day
TuesdayNovember 2, 2021Election DayClosed at Noon (12:00 P.M.)
ThursdayNovember 11, 2021Veterans DayClosed Entire Day
ThursdayNovember 25, 2021Thanksgiving DayClosed
FridayNovember 26, 2021Day after Thanksgiving DayClosed
FridayDecember 24, 2021Christmas Day (Observed)Closed Entire Day
FridayDecember 31, 2021New Years Day (Observed)Closed 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 RosenKendal CoesKaren RosenPaul Rattermann
 Kendal CoesRogena StargelMark WatersRogena StargelMark Waters
Walk-InsRogena StargelKendal Coes
Paul Rattermann***Paul RattermannRogena Stargel
 Karen RosenMark WatersKaren RosenMark WatersKendal 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
Waters

Coes
Rattermann
Stargel
Waters
Rosen
Rattermann
Stargel
Waters
Coes
Rosen
Rattermann
Waters
1:00 - 2:00 P.M.WatersRattermannRosenCoesStargel

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.