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Phone: 740.867.3127
Fax: 740.867.3547
Probation: 740.867.8543
Lawrence County Municipal Court
Clerk of Court
10916 County Road 1
P.O. Box 126
Chesapeake, OH 45619
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed weekends and legal holidays
including the day after Thanksgiving

Court Jurisdiction
The territorial jusrisdiction of The Lawrence County Municipal Court includes the Townships of Perry, Fayette, Symmes, Union, Windsor, Rome, and Mason. The Court consists of the criminal division and the civil division. The criminal division handles traffic, misdemeanor criminal and preliminary hearings in felony cases. The civil division handles complaints of up to $15,000, small claims cases of up to $3,000, and eviction cases.
Administrative Staff
Dorothy M. Bledsoe   Clerk of Court Teddie Spitzer   Deputy Clerk
Steve Holbrook   Probation Officer Pam Stilton   Deputy Clerk
James Hutton   Bailiff Melissa Bias   Deputy Clerk
Wesley A. Hawthorne   Back-up Security Kira Dillon   Deputy Clerk/part-time
Tim Newman   Comm. Serv. Coordinator Allison Cobb   Deputy Clerk/part-time
      Cynthia Lewis   Deputy Clerk/part-time
Note: Biographical information for the Presiding Judge, Magistrates, and Court Administrator
can be obtained by clicking on the appropriate name below the banner at the top of each page.