Ohio Criminal Defense Resources

Franklin County, OH

Franklin County Clerk of Courts – This link has information to your case information in Franklin County, court locations and information, forms and fees for cases filed in Franklin County, and links to legal resources in the county. The court is located at:

Franklin County Court House
369 S. High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 525-3650

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency seeking to protect the citizens of Franklin County by preserving the peace and preventing crime and disorder. The sheriff’s office is located at:

373 S. High Street #25
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 462-3750

Columbus, Ohio Division of Police – The Columbus Division of Police seeks to improve the quality of life of citizens in Columbus by enhancing public safety, reducing fear by maintaining order and peace, enforcing laws and combating crime. The Division of Police can be contacted at:

Columbus Division of Police
120 Marconi Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 645-4760

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Pickaway County, OH

Pickaway County Government and Community Links – This website contains information for all resources in Pickaway County, Ohio, including links to the Common Pleas Court, the Clerk of Courts, the Sheriff’s office, and other resources around the county. The courthouse is located at:

Pickaway County Courthouse
207 South Court Street
Circleville, Ohio 43113
Phone: (740) 474-6026

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Delaware County, OH

Delaware County Clerk of Courts – This site has information to search court records, court fees and costs, court forms and other information about the county. The courthouse is located at:

Delaware County Common Pleas Court
91 North Sandusky Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Phone: (740) 833-2500

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Fairfield County, OH

Fairfield County Clerk of Courts – This website provides access to court records, local court rules, links to other resources around the county and access to court records statewide. The courthouse is located at:

Fairfield County Court
224 E. Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Phone: (740) 652-7360

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Madison County, OH

Madison County Clerk of Courts – This site provides access to search your court records online, court rules and fees, links to other governmental offices in the county and miscellaneous information about the county. The courthouse is located at:

Madison County Court
1 North Main Street
London, Ohio
Phone: (740) 852-1669

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Licking County, OH

Licking County Clerk of Courts – This website contains a link to check your case information in Licking County, court location and information, forms and fees, and miscellaneous information about the county. The court can be contacted at:

Licking County Courthouse
P.O. Box 4370
Newark, Ohio 43058
Phone: (740) 670-5791

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Miscellaneous Ohio Resources

The Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Judicial System – The Ohio Supreme Court is the court of last resort in Ohio. This court hears appeals from the 12 district courts in Ohio, but can also hear cases that are of great public or general interest. The Supreme Court has the exclusive authority to regulate admission to practice law in Ohio and all other matters related to legal practice in Ohio.

65 S. Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 387-9000

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws - NORML is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to reforming marijuana laws and decriminalizing marijuana charges in the United States. The Central Ohio NORML branch can be contacted at:

Central Ohio NORML
P.O. Box 737
Columbus, Ohio 43085

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles has information about Administrative License Suspensions, information on reinstating your driver’s license, approved interlock devices, and the registry of Habitual OVI offenders in the state.

Ohio State Highway Patrol – This law enforcement branch in Ohio seeks to enforce the state’s traffic laws and promote highway safety by providing prompt responses to vehicle crashes, information on patrol stations and ongoing initiatives of the department.  The OSHP can be contacted at:

Ohio State Highway Patrol
P.O. Box 182074
Columbus, Ohio 43223

The Ohio Revised Code – This link is to all of Ohio’s laws and statutes governing criminal offenses and penalties in Ohio.