Jurisdiction of the Court:
The Court is
authorized to hear misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases which involve offenses committed
within its geographic jurisdiction, and civil cases within its jurisdiction when the
amount in dispute is $15,000 or less. The Small Claims Division of the Court deals with
civil cases in which the amount is $3,000 or less. The Court's geographic jurisdiction
includes the cities of Brunswick and Medina; the townships of Brunswick Hills, Chatham,
Granger, Hinckley, Lafayette, Litchfield, Liverpool, Medina, Montville, Spencer, and York;
and the villages of Chippewa Lake and Spencer.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
From I-71, exit at State Route 18. Take 18 west into the city of Medina.
North Elmwood is on the right just west of the square in downtown Medina.
The Donald J. Pease Federal Building is on the right
near the corner of 18 and North Elmwood. Turn right onto North Elmwood.
The courthouse is on the left in the first block of North Elmwood. Parking
The court has no facilities to accommodate children. Courtroom activities are not appropriate for children. It is unwise and inappropriate to have your child with you in a courtroom when you are involved in a court proceeding. Any child under the age of 12 who is present in the courthouse must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
If you are involved in a court case, whether as a party, a witness, or a juror, make arrangements for child care ahead of time.
Teachers and Chaperones:
Teachers and chaperones may accompany students for school field trips.