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Franklin County, OH Public Records

The Office of the Clerk of Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presides over public access to Franklin, Ohio records. The Case Information Online (CIO) System is a public record system for Franklin County, managed by the County Clerk. It provides access to criminal and civil cases filed within the Court of Common Pleas and Domestic Relations cases. To obtain data files from the County Clerk, any public or private organization or individual(s) must complete a Public Records Request. The request should be specific with dates and relevant details. The requester is responsible for covering the cost of duplication and any mailing expenses before receiving the records. Requesters can inspect the Franklin public records during our regular business hours, from Monday to Friday.

Courts in Franklin County

Court Records in Franklin County, Ohio

Franklin county Court Records offer access to a wide range of publicly available legal documents, files, transcripts, dockets, and case information from courts located in Franklin, Ohio. These records contain comprehensive information on all legal proceedings, including appeals-related documents. Court Records specific to Franklin County may only be accessed through the appropriate channels. The Probate Court is responsible for maintaining records of various legal matters, including Estates, Guardianships, Name Changes, and Marriage Licenses. Certain records, like those related to Adoptions, Mental Illness, and Developmental Disabilities, are confidential. Alternatively, requesters may access records via the County Clerk, who keeps records in various formats, including hard copy, microfilm, microfiche, and electronic images.

Court Name:
2242 E. Main Street

Jails and Prisons in Franklin County

Find Inmate Search and Jail Records in Franklin County, Ohio

According to the Ohio Public Record Law, Franklin inmates’ records can be accessed by the public. These records are maintained by the Department of Corrections and the County Sheriff's office. Searches will provide inmates' names, gender, race, location, criminal charges, admission dates, as well as mug shots. If they satisfy visitation criteria, inmates can also have two 30-minute visits each week. Those who get the home-based video visitation service may not have a visitation limit, but these have to be scheduled in advance. Franklin County, Ohio, has 12 correctional facilities serving a population of 1.25 million over 533 square miles. Franklin County ranks 87th out of 88 counties in jails and prisons per capita.


Jails and Prisons Name:
1990 Harmon Avenue
370 S. Front Street Columbus

Police Departments and Sheriff Offices in Franklin County

Arrest Records in Franklin County, Ohio

Franklin County arrest records are not considered public domain. Considering it is information concerning suspected crimes, most of them may entail ongoing investigations or sensitive details. The sheriff's office or police divisions generate arrest records in franklin, Ohio. Arrest record details may include a subject's personal information, offense description, the narrative of the arrest, and warrant information. For a copy of a non-confidential accident report, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office charges $4. Other records attract regular fees and 5 cents per page. To obtain such information, visit the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. In Franklin County, Ohio, 65 police departments serve a population of 1.25 million spread over 533 square miles. The county has a crime rate of 41.25 per 1000 residents.

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