Ohio Government Resources




Constitution

Search the Ohio Constitution (Ohio General Assembly)
Download or order a print copy PDF (Secretary of State)



Judiciary

Ohio Case Law via Fastcase.com
Law Library Subscribers Only. Includes case law from all 50 states and Federal courts.
Ohio State Supreme Court
Searchable Supreme Court opinions.
Summaries of recent Supreme Court opinions
Archived Summaries 2002-2012
Ohio Rules of Court
Proper Ohio Citations and "web cites"
Ohio Trial Courts and Local Rules
District Courts of Appeals
Use the Ohio state map or click on the direct link to the court
Appellate Opinions by District
Search by District: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
Not sure which District? Search by county name:
OH Ethics Advisory Opinions (Supreme Court of Ohio)
Browse all advisory opinions from the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline since 1986
OH Ethics Commission Advisory Opinions
74-001 through Current
Ohio Board of Professional Conduct - Advisory Opinions
1986 through Current
Court of Claims
See also Hamilton County Courts



Legislature

Ohio Revised Code
Hosted by the Legislative Services Commission, the code text is searchable and easy to browse.
Administrative Code
Regulations for Ohio state departments and divisions
Ohio Session Laws
Before laws are codified (into the Code, above), they are session laws. This gathers together the text of the laws as signed, prior to codification.
Legislative Bill Analysis
The Ohio Legislative Service Commission provides bill analysis on all current bills
House of Representatives
Ohio Senate
Ohio House / Senate Journals
Status Report on Legislation
Another Ohio Legislative Service Commission, giving a regular update on the progress a bill has made through the legislature.
State Budget information
Collects information together on the budget as it is introduced to the legislature as well as what is finally approved.



Executive

Attorney General
Among the many duties of the Ohio Attorney General is that of providing formal advice by way of written opinions. The Attorney General's web site includes all formal opinions issued from 1994 to the present, in full-text format. 1994 - Current Opinions
Secretary of State
Secretary of State is chief elections officer, oversees the elections process and appoints the members of boards of elections in each of Ohio's 88 counties. The Office is also in charge of granting authority to operate a business in the state, receiving and approving articles of incorporation for Ohio corporations and granting licenses to out-of-state corporations seeking to do business in the state, and processing limited partnerships and limited liability companies also file with the secretary of state's office. Secured parties file financing statements in the Uniform Commercial Code section of the Business Services Division to claim an interest in collateral used for a loan and to have the claim indexed for public notice.
Register of Ohio
Information on proposed and adopted rules, and the rule making process in Ohio.
Ohio State Forms
Electronic, searchable, collection of state forms from a variety of agencies and ranging from procurement to tax and insurance forms. Some agencies will have additional forms at their Web sites, including the Department of Taxation and the Bureau of Workers' Compensation
State Agency Directory