The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court was established along with other municipal courts, by legislature in 1953 under Chapter 1901.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. The City of Cleveland Heights Court has jurisdiction within the corporate limits of The City of Cleveland Heights and is a court of record.
The goal of The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court is to maintain a fair, impartial and speedy resolution of the matters brought before it without unnecessary delays, and to safeguard the rights of the litigants in civil or criminal actions. It is with this goal in mind that we have developed this website for your convenience and information, and we hope that you find it informative.
About the Court
This court is the Municipal Court for The City of Cleveland Heights. Generally, it handles traffic and misdemeanor criminal charges arising in The City of Cleveland Heights as well as civil matters arising in this City whose demand for relief does not exceed $15,000. This court also has a small claims division which handles complaints in which the demand for relief does not exceed $3,000.