Ohio Rules of Superintendence

Ohio Supreme Court adopts number of new rules

The Ohio Supreme Court has recently adopted a few new rules that affect a broad range of issues in Ohio. The court adopted an amendment to the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio that would create a presumption against shackling juveniles during court proceedings. Sup. Rule 5.01 requires courts to create local rules to implement …

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Amended Ohio rule protects sensitive information in domestic relations and juvenile cases

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes to the Rules of Superintendence governing sensitive information in domestic relations and juvenile cases, which will go into effect January 1, 2016. The changes amend Sup. R. 44(C)(2)(h) to exclude certain records and documents from being classified as case documents. This means that they would not be accessible to the public, but only …

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