Cincinnati Courthouses

Last updated: November 1, 2013

Whether you root for the Reds or the Bengals, attend the Flying Pig Marathon or the Ohio Jazz Festival, Cincinnati is a city unlike any other. Steeped rich in history, this "boomtown" was the first major American city founded after the American Revolution.

If you're a resident of Hamilton County, you know there are several of courthouses in the area. If you have a criminal, civil, probate or family law matter, it's probably in one of the county courts of common pleas.

State Courts

  • First District Court of Appeals

    230 East Ninth Street
    12th Floor

    Cincinnati
    , OH 45202

    Tel: (513) 946-3500 (Appeals)
    (513) 946-3580 (Probate Division)


    Divisions: The First District Court of Appeals and Probate

    Parking: Click here for courthouse directions. Consider taking public transportation.

    Note: This building houses both the state appellate court and the probate division. Probate court handles matters such as estate administration, adoptions, civil commitments, and more.

  • Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas

    Hamilton County Courthouse
    1000 Main Street

    Cincinnati
    , OH 45202

    Tel: (513) 946-5800

    Parking: Click here for detailed parking information. Consider taking public transportation.

    Divisions: Criminal, Civil, Small Claims, Municipal violations

    Note: The ADR Program is also located in this building. Drug Court is located at 500 Hamilton County Courthouse.

Federal Courts